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Baby Twitching While Sleeping
Get it checked out!: Take a video (with your phone) and the baby to your Pediatric Health Professional and get it checked out (although it sounds normal (called "startle" reaction) Hope this helps Good Luck DrZ ...Read more
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more
Baby: Babies sleep so many hours that the night alone would not be enough. Plus, they require frequent feeding, so they wake up often. And on top, they are slow eaters (they are very smart on this!). So it is ok. Babies sleep only when they feel like. Gradually, they grow up to adjust to a more normal (for adults) pattern. ...Read more
Grunting: Grunting if true, is a sign of respiratory distress in infants. By grunting, infants are applying brakes to their exhalation so that the lungs do not completely empty their air. Grunting helps to maintain a positive pressure in the lungs and hence keep the lungs inflated. It is usually seen with pneumonia, excessive fluids in the lungs and other conditions when the lungs become stiff. ...Read more
13mnthold does jerking movements with his legs, weird arm movements&makes moaning noise while sleeping.Also does unresponsive blank stares while awake?
Stress: Possibly it's related to stress in your life. You manage it while awake, but when you sleep, your subconscious takes over and away your jaws / muscles go- grinding.. Another theory is that you might have constricted breathing airways and it's a way your body compensates to try to get more air. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad twitches. Can't stop. Been doing it for years. Happens even when asleep. Not myoclonic jerks because happens when awake falling asleep and asleep
Why do I snap my teeth together while sleeping? I frequently clench my jaw subconsciously while awake and while sleeping. (every day) thanks!
Sleep bruxism: Bruxism during sleep may be part of a sleep disorder. Many people do this a dare to aware of it. It can also be related to stress, a bad bite and during the daytime, habit. Talk to your dentist about this. If you are tired all of the time talk to primary care about sleep disorder, like apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably nothing: Babies usually breathe through the nose except for when crying, but if her nose is clogged up, she will breathe through her mouth. Make sure the nasal passages are clear of mucous by using the salt water nose drops and a bulb syringe. If you baby is comfortable and doesn't sound congested, no treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1mo baby moves erratically side by side while asleep, bending and extending limbs, eyes moving, and kinda whimpering. Could this be seizures? Scared
Child age 5 twitching in sleep sits up rocking head turning and nodding smacking lips seems restless all night like this what can cause this?
My 10 weeks old baby does not drink milk while awake. He will drink fine while sleeping. Please help.
10 weeks baby moves her head to right and left several times while I try her to get sleep at nights. She also drooling while awake. Is it normal?
Sounds normal: Babies do what they do while settling.They also drool because they make spit and have no social burden of having to hide it.It is not seizure activity or abnormal in any way. ...Read more
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