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My baby is 68 days old , He would not fall sleep ,I have used my all method that walk ,sit ,and talk to him ,who can help me! thank you?

My baby is 68 days old ,  He would not  fall sleep ,I have  used my all method  that walk ,sit ,and talk to him   ,who can  help me! thank you?

Your pediatrician : can tell you if he's healthy so you can establish consistent nap & bedtimes. In low light, read, rock, feed, wipe out his mouth with a soft cloth after the last feed. Then put him on his back in his own crib in his own room, drowsy but awake, without pacifier or bottle to learn to self-calm for sleep. Sadly, you can't do it for him. Calmly repeat if he cries for more than 10 minutes. ...Read more

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2yo baby, almost every night she like talking in her sleep and sometimes get up and crying. After i calm her down she can continue sleep. What happen?

2yo baby, almost every night she like talking in her sleep and sometimes get up and crying. After i calm her down she can continue sleep. What happen?

Sleep disturbance: Children's brains remain very active during their sleep cycles and it is theorized that when in dreams they unaware it's a dream - more real to them. Many children can have variations of these night time awakenings and often appear awake when they are not. Stressful for the adult but most children wake up refreshed. Try putting white noise machine in room to help soothe her through the night. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/night-terrors?print=true ...Read more

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Why do I sleep talk during nights?

Why do I sleep talk during nights?

Not understood: The causes of "somniloquy" aren't known, though tension may increase its frequency. It occurs in about half of children, 5% of adults. Like sleepwalking, it runs in families. It is isn't anything to be worried about. ...Read more

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I sleep walk and talk what dose it mean?

I sleep walk and talk what dose it mean?

Deep sleep issue: People go through different sleep cycles during the night. Sleepwalking and sleep talking usually occurs during non-rem sleep (stages 3 or 4) early in the night. Fatigue, sleep deprivation, and anxiety are all associated with these behaviors in adults. Alcohol or medication use may also be correlated in some cases. If this is distressing or becomes dangerous, please discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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I talk in my sleep. What is causing this?

I talk in my sleep. What is causing this?

Parasomnias: Parasomnias in adults frequently has no known cause. However, there are several treatments available from sleep environment modification to psychotherapy to medications. See a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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Does talking in your sleep mean anything ?

Does talking in your sleep mean anything ?

No: Generally not. In fact it is usually garbled jibberish. It is nothing to worry about. It is the verbal equivalent of sleep walking/. ...Read more

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Can you please talk about of the effects sleep deprivation can have?

Can you please talk about of the effects sleep deprivation can have?

Ugh: Symptoms of sleep deprivation can include irritability, feeling tired, poor concentration, decreased memory, changes in appetite, poorer ability to handle stress, lack of comprehension with social interactions. In severe cases it can lead to pyschosis! ...Read more

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Can you please talk about of the long term effects of only getting 3 to 4 hours a sleep a day/night?

Can you please talk about of the long term effects of only getting 3 to 4 hours a sleep a day/night?

Fatigue: The inability to process thoughts and memories. A decreased immune system. An increase in your perception of pain. ...Read more