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Toddler not sleeping at night?

Toddler not sleeping at night?

If the pediatrician : says his health, growth & development are normal, set a consistent bedtime & routine: bathe, brush his teeth, read, cuddle, then put him in his own bed in his own room, drowsy but awake, to learn to self-calm for sleep without liquids or a pacifier. Consistently & completely ignore night-crying while it first intensifies before it stops. See the American Academy of Pediatrics HealthyChild app. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Kid runing temperature only at night ?

Kid runing temperature only at night
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It depends: If your child is running fever over 101, he is contagious until it stays under 101 for 24 hours. If he feels fine when the fever is down, you could probably watch him for a couple of days. If he seems sick, or is very young (under 3 months), see your doctor. ...Read more

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My 6wk old baby fusses all night & sleeps daytime & often needs waking up 4 hourly during the day but hardly sleeps at night. Normal? Formula fed baby

My 6wk old baby fusses all night & sleeps daytime & often needs waking up 4 hourly during the day but hardly sleeps at night. Normal? Formula fed baby

Flipped pattern: This is common to parents who believe they should let baby sleep during the day if they had a bad night. Babies are pattern creatures and this continues until you stop it. Try waking every hour during the day for a minimum of five minutes and leaving alone at night, the pattern should reset within a week. ...Read more

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My son only cough, sneeze and sniffle at night when he's trying to go to sleep. It happens quite often. He has allergies but only does this at night.

My son only cough, sneeze and sniffle at night when he's trying to go to sleep. It happens quite often. He has allergies but only does this at night.

Allergic rhinitis: Nasal congestion that occurs at bedtime and upon waking up is often times the result of a dust mite allergy. Claritin and Zyrtec are two over the counter allergy medications approved for children. If symptoms resolve after routine use of these medications daily, the diagnosis is more likely. ...Read more

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My 3-month-old sleeps 6-9 hrs straight at night. During the day, he's alert and smiley and nurses every 2-3 hrs. Should i wake him up at night to eat?

My 3-month-old sleeps 6-9 hrs straight at night. During the day, he's alert and smiley and nurses every 2-3 hrs. Should i wake him up at night to eat?

Let sleeping baby...: As long as your baby is happy and healthy, and gaining appropriate height, weight, and head circumference, there is no need to wake him. Be aware that sleeping patterns can change. With this in mind, be thankful for those 6-9 hours a night. ...Read more

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Jason is experiencing trouble sleeping at night it just started last night. He sometimes refused to eat although I can hear his stomach. Only at night?

Jason is experiencing trouble sleeping at night it just started last night. He sometimes refused to eat although I can hear his stomach. Only at night?

If it just started: he may be stressed, worried,usually a person that has this type of behavioral doesn't have much of an appetite. Has he done anything different? change in routine? These are the things that has to be looked at and ruled out. try getting information out of him as to why he doesn't want to eat, or say I notice you had a hard time falling soundly asleep can you tell me why? that's one way of getting ...Read more

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2 year old only coughing at night.It is not chesty or wheezy. He cough and then sleep for 5mins.it goes for abt 30 mins and then sleeps thru night ?

Cough: If there is no fever this should past in less than two weeks. If symptoms continue or worsen then see a doctor. Run a cool mist humidifier at the child's bedside also. ...Read more

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1 month old son sleeps through day and awake at night. How to make him sleep at night and awake during day. Please help?

1 month old son sleeps through day and awake at night. How to make him sleep at night and awake during day. Please help?

Change it: Never allow more than 2 hours of sleep in a single segment during the day,waking up the baby to feed.Change then and stimulate them until tired, then put to crib to sleep another 2 hr segment. At night, allow baby to sleep any length of time, feeding only if they wake, then back to bed. Babies are capable of only one deep sleep period of 4 hours/day. Let it happen during the day and this happens ...Read more

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When its better to bathe infants and toddlers? At night before bed or early morning?

When its better to bathe infants and toddlers? At night before bed or early morning?

Whatever suits your: Lifestyle. The timing is unimportant. Many find it useful to do as part of the evening ritual as it can relax them prior to bed time. ...Read more

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I wake up every 2 hours at night coughing. Is there any remedy?

I wake up every 2 hours at night coughing. Is there any remedy?

Find cause first: Night time coughing can be a symptom of asthma, post nasal drip from allergies or sinus issues or even acid reflux from the stomach. Night cough can interfere with normal sleep patterns and lead to day time drowsiness. A lung specialist such as an allergist or pulmonologist can assist in finding the cause so that remedy can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Why can a baby be crying at night only before sleeping?

Why can a baby be crying at night only before sleeping?

Babies who are put : In their own cribs drowsy, but awake, from birth learn to self-calm to fall asleep between 1-4 months & to fall back asleep if they night wake. Establish a consistent bedtime & routine, including reading & cleaning the gums or teeth. At/after 5-6 months it's harder for them to settle, but they do after a few nights of fussing, if parents consistently allow them to learn to self-calm. ...Read more

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Every night a tickly cough wakes me up. I don't cough at all during the day, only at night when I sleep. What could it be?

Every night a tickly cough wakes me up. I don't cough at all during the day, only at night when I sleep. What could it be?

PN drips ?: Postnasal drips are the likely cause but one needs to consider reflux which worsens when you lie down. Ask your doctor to check your nose and throat to find out if there is any inflammation. ...Read more

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My son wakes up in middle of the night a few times a month for 2-3 hrs at time and is wide awake. Naps fine. Sleeps 10-12hrs night. Solutions? Reasons

My son wakes up in middle of the night a few times a month for 2-3 hrs at time and is wide awake. Naps fine. Sleeps 10-12hrs night. Solutions? Reasons

Going through phase: If his energy during the day is good and his growth and development is normal then don't worry. Just try to stick with a regular nap/play schedule and it should resolve. As for your insomnia, you do have my sympathies! ...Read more

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I cough at night and can't sleep.

Consult your MD: You are not able to sleep because of cough, i will suggest you get it checked by your doctor.You may have 1gastro intestinal reflux 2allergies/asthma 3chronoc bronchitis 4cough due to smoking and there can be other pulmonary conditions causing the cough. ...Read more

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Health month old waking up and not gojng to sleep at night .. ?

Health month old waking up and not gojng to sleep at night .. ?

Sleep: This is not uncommon for him healthy one-month-old usually the pattern altars and the normal sleep pattern will be restored ...Read more

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Child is sweating a lot when sleep at night?

Child is sweating a lot when sleep at night?

Common: Children often do sweat when they sleep...Especially around the head. It is normal. You can use homeopathic calcarea carbonica for a week and see if that helps....Although it is normal. ...Read more

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My 5yr old son urinates in bed every night. Although we do not give him mik at night or let him drink water at night. Still he wets his bed daily.

My 5yr old son urinates in bed every night. Although we do not give him mik at night or let him drink water at night. Still he wets his bed daily.

See doctor for worku: He probably is a bed wetter.There is usually a family history of bed wetting. You can try various measures to try to have him stay dry. Have him double urinate before bed time. Cut fluids off several hours before bed time. Take to the washroom before going to bed. Get an alarm system to wake him. When all else fails, ask your doctor for medication to help him stop wetting. Your doctor will want to. ...Read more

Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more