Our expert says:
Sleeping tablets - herbal or otherwise - will not work.
Everyone wakes at roughly 90-minute intervals overnight. She needs to understand that waking is OK, but it is not OK to wake everyone else.
I would suggest that you put a night light in her room, so that she is not surrounded by total darkness when she wakes. If you hear her crying, reassure her, and let her read her favourite book quietly (on her own) until she is ready to go back to sleep.
I don't think punishment is likely to help. However, as soon as she manages to get back to sleep with a minimum of fuss, she should be lavishly praised, and told how proud you are of her.
Keep her sleep hours regular - the same time to bed and the same time up, and make sure she has some quiet time before she goes to bed, so that she is not over-stimulated at that time.
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