This is a very stressful and unsettling situation for the whole family. It has been a very traumatic experience for your son. Sleep disturbance is a common result of this kind of stress in everyone and your son certainly has this problem now. He needs lots of reassurance that all will come right again. He needs a very peaceful environment at bedtime. It will help to read to him when he goes to bed. Lie next to him for a while until he falls asleep. If he wakes up go to him, reassure him and then go back to bed. Hopefully this stage will not take too long to pass.
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