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Baby Talking Himself To Sleep
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
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
Sleep entry disorder: Sleep talking/walking/terrors appear to occur most often in those with sleep deprivation/irregularity. As one glides down into sleep, those that slip rapidly into deep sleep states tend to go through these interesting patterns. The individuals will not be aware of the event, different from those who are coming out of light sleep that will remember their last thoughts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't ask why: Each of us has idiosyncratic behaviors for which we never find explanations. Don't try to medicalize, analyze, or cure it. Probably there's not any reason to address it unless it also causes him substantial distress or makes sleeping together impossible. If so, a psychiatry consult may be in order. But I suspect common sense is best -- simply love him and accept his love. ...Read more
I have sleep paralyses, only three times though. What do I do? It's extremely scary. I can't move or talk. I can only blink can someone help me?
See a dr.: I would get to a dr. Asap. This should be a major concern and not taken lightly. You may be referred to a neurologist. ...Read more
I am wanting to talk to an epileptic to find out if sleep is affected, can you still do daily chores.?
See below: Depends on the type of your epilepsy ; your antiepilepsy medications. Sleep is usually affected due to medications ; the epilepsy as well ;#40;especially if not controlled properly;#41;. Use caution ; sound judgement when doing chores if you have epilepsy. Avoid using/doing anything that can cause injury if you had a seizure ;#40;such as falling from high places, etc;#41;. Consult your neurologist for details. ...Read more
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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