Just had this question yesterday, "Can I give my child Melatonin to help them sleep?" This is a good, quick article that reviews the information. Basically it states that we don't have enough information to really know if the use of Melatonin harms a baby or toddler's brain. My impression is: if there is not a medical issue such as reflux, colic, low weight gain, illness, or some other issue that you are in conversation with your Dr about, then most likely there is a behavioral component that needs to be addressed. Click here for more information
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