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Toddler driving you crazy. How do you make him take naps?

Toddler driving you crazy. How do you make him take naps?

Toddler routine: As with all things toddler, establishing a pattern or routine to hos daily activities is important, not only in keeping him grounded, but also in making him feel secure about his need to interact with those around him. ...Read more

Naps (Definition)

Napping is a normal part of a baby's sleep routine. They typically sleep more than 12 hours out of 24 throughout the first year, but not all of ...Read more


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What's wrong? I have 2 nephews one is a 6 year old boy and the other is 4 year old girl and they barely sleep like 8 hour and they don't take naps in the afternoon. Like what's wrong with these kids? I see toddler that sleep 10 hours and take long naps i

What's wrong? I have 2 nephews one is a 6 year old boy and the other is 4 year old girl and they barely sleep  like 8 hour and they don't take naps in the afternoon. Like what's wrong with these kids? I see toddler that sleep 10 hours and take long naps i

Children : Children are very different in the amount of sleep they need. Some children definitely need more than others. At age four to six some will still take a nap, but many won't. It sounds like they are active, healthy children, so it doesn't sound like a concern. ...Read more

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How can I get my child to take naps at 11 months?

How can I get my child to take naps at 11 months?

Set routine: Napping is still routine in > 75% of children at 11 months. Want to set up good patterns so children know when nap time will occur and always try to put the child to bed awake after the routine so they can begin to self-soothe and put themselves to sleep. ...Read more

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How can I get my baby to nap? He doesn't like to take naps.

Does he need them?: Maybe your baby does not need them. Figure out how many hours he sleeps and how old he is. As they grow babies need less sleep. To many thing to do, learn and explore! ...Read more

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Why does my body feel numb when i take naps?

Why does my body feel numb when i take naps?

NUMBNESS: You must be in that position x long time, your body is at " inertia at rest" thats why you feel numb ...Read more

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It is normal to be having weird dreams every night.even when i just take naps too ?? should i be worried or is it normal

It is normal to be having weird dreams every night.even when i just take naps too ?? should i be worried or is it normal

Hard to say: Some people dream while others do not, or at least, don't think that they do. Do you remember the dreams or parts of them? Dreams are not easily explained. I would suggest talking to someone unbiased, but I would think that dreams are not a super concern unless they are affecting you in any way. ...Read more

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I take naps to reduce headaches. Sometimesit works but other times it just make the pain worse. What would be the cause of this?

I take naps  to reduce headaches. Sometimesit works but other times it  just make the pain worse. What would be the cause of this?

Head aches common: Headaches are part of so many disorders, it's hard to say what is causing it. High blood pressure, vision issues, sinus problems, allergies, ear issues, lack of sleep, stress and migraines are some of the issues that come to mind, a thorough evaluation by pcp would be a start. ...Read more

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My 6 month old does not want to take naps anymore. She is happy most of the time when she's up but i'm worried she's not getting enough sleep.

My 6 month old does not want to take naps anymore. She is happy most of the time when she's up but i'm worried she's not  getting enough sleep.

Any symptoms ???: Most infants have a brain driven sleep center that will keep them remarkably refreshed on 5-10 minute cat naps if they don't take formal scheduled naps. Sleep deprivation will usually lead to a crabby kid who is a bit more sickly than her peers & less interested in sustained play. If baby sleeps well at night for > 9 hours, feeds well, plays well & keeps you running, she's sneeking cat naps. ...Read more

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