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is it recommended to give my sons 4years and 2 years old sleeping pills to take a nap? the 4 years is always active all day running around and doesn't take a nap and sometimes complains of headache as a result of too much physical activities.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Avoid sleep drugs: No, please don't start giving sleeping pills to toddlers to nap. Consider placing them in a dark room that is slightly cool. Try to nap at the same time everyday. Soothing but quiet music can some times help to relax them as well as the scent of lavendar.
Answered on Jun 15, 2020
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