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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep Sounds (Overview)

Music or sleep sounds may significantly increase the amount of reported sleep. Sleep sounds are available on apps or as CDs. Harvey Karp's Super Soothing Sleep Sounds is reported to increase sleep by 1 to 3 hours per night. For more information, see: http://www.happiestbaby.com/super-soothing-sleep-sounds-cd-2/.


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Sleep sound machine, does it cause me to retain memory of that sound?

Sleep sound machine, does it cause me to retain memory of that sound?

Typically no: During some stages of light sleep you may realize the sound is there. As sleep gets deeper, we lose a lot of auditory input. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
6 doctors shared insights

Sleep Sounds (Overview)

Music or sleep sounds may significantly increase the amount of reported sleep. Sleep sounds are available on apps or as CDs. Harvey Karp's Super Soothing Sleep Sounds is reported to increase sleep by 1 to 3 hours per night. For more information, see: http://www.happiestbaby.com/super-soothing-sleep-sounds-cd-2/.


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My baby is 52 days old and makes sounds while sleeping sounds like struggling is it normal?

My baby is 52 days old and makes sounds while sleeping sounds like struggling is it normal?

Nasal saline/M.D.: Babies can make various sounds while asleep. If the noise is from the nose, then removing any secretions with a bulb suction and nasal saline may help. If the noise is from the lung or trachea, there can be a number of abnormalities of the airway. Ensure that the baby is breathing comfortably and has normal coloration. Please follow up with your M.D. Prmg us 858 2599689 for rev of records. ...Read more

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Sleeping Better (Checklist)

Go to bed at the same time every day
Once
Wake up at the same time every day
daily
Don't drink alcohol before bedtime
daily
Use your bed only for sleep (and sex)
Daily
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Living with Sleep Apnea (Checklist)

Use your CPAP regularly
Once
Get 7-8 hours of sleep nightly
daily
Don't drink alcohol
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Never drive sleepy
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My 5weeks old son is making weird noises before and during sleep. It sounds like crackles or a car engine that would not start. Should we be worried?

My 5weeks old son is making weird noises before and during sleep. It sounds like crackles or a car engine that would not start. Should we be worried?

Noisy breathing: How long has this been going on? If u noted the problem soon after birth, he may have laryngomalacia. Its a condition where the laryngeal portion of airway is floppy&falls in during breathing. If ur son is otherwise ok & does not turn blue or have difficulty breathing, he should outgrow it. With time, the cartilage will have more calcium in it&the floppiness will disappear. See ur pediatrician. ...Read more

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I m not able to sleep a sound sleep. I only sleep 4 to 5 hour with. One or two interval.Is there any medicine which cure my problem without addiction.

I m not able to sleep a sound sleep. I only sleep 4 to 5 hour with. One or two interval.Is there any medicine which cure my problem without addiction.

Re: Dr. Jacobson's: Answer. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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My baby puked a lot, about 5 tyms in one half hr....Den slept a sound sleep. ...Is it any cause to worry?

Vomiting: As long as your child has stopped vomiting and is doing well, i would not be concerned. She may have had something that didnt agree with her. ...Read more

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I never have sound sleep, is that a problem? I am always half awake in my all sleep and remember my every position change.

I never have sound sleep,  is that a problem?  I am always half awake in my all sleep and remember my every position change.

Sleep Apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea can be one of the reasons for pauses in breathing during sleep and feeling tired on waking up. Obstructive sleep apnea is usually associated with obesity and history of loud snoring. Consult a physician for a sleep study. It can be treated by using capp machine or surgery. ...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