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How much sleep do children under 8 need?

How much sleep do children under 8 need?

10 hrs per night: At this age your child should be getting at least 10 hrs per night if not more. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Does body temperature rise during sleep for children or adults?

Does body temperature rise during sleep for children or adults?

Yes: Yes it rises for both, a little more for women and children than adult men. This is part of the natural cricadian rhythm. ...Read more

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Sleeping Better (Tip)

Sleeping Better

Avoid sleeping with lights and TV on: it prevents deeper sleep. ...See more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
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Does ethosuximide affect sleep in children?

Does ethosuximide affect sleep in children?

It can: The website noted below lists the following including difficulty with sleeplessness. Psychiatric side effects have included sleep disturbances, night terrors, inability to concentrate, and aggressiveness. Paranoid psychosis, increased libido, and increased state of depression with overt suicidal intentions have been reported rarely. www.drugs.com/sfx/ethosuximide-side-effects.html. ...Read more

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Sleeping Better (Tip)

Sleeping Better

Read book or watch tv in another room, and when start to fall asleep, go to bedroom. ...See more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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What are signs of sleep apnea in children?

What are signs of sleep apnea in children?

snoring, and more: Snoring, observed pauses in sleep (especially longer than 10 seconds), bedwetting, mouth-breathing, restless sleep, difficulty getting up in the morning, attention-deficit disorder-like behavior, poor concentration, poor school performance, daytime tiredness or hyperactivity, all can be symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of sleep apnea in children?

What are the different kinds of sleep apnea in children?

In most cases: Is obstructive apnea due to huge tonsil and adenoid. In some cases there is possibility of central sleep apnea. ...Read more

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