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Can a 6mth old have night terror? My baby cries and screams badly in d middle of the night, without opening his eyes. How can we help to stop?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Night terrors

Night terrors are a possibility these can occur from infancy to adulthood ; reflect a rapid entry into deep sleep triggered by poor sleep habits.
It is similar to sleep walking in older kids and adults. Improving the sleep pattern to gain as little as a half hour per night of sleep will usually decrease the frequency in a few days.

In brief: Night terrors

Night terrors are a possibility these can occur from infancy to adulthood ; reflect a rapid entry into deep sleep triggered by poor sleep habits.
It is similar to sleep walking in older kids and adults. Improving the sleep pattern to gain as little as a half hour per night of sleep will usually decrease the frequency in a few days.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: "Colic"

"colic" is a misnomer. It is now known to be related to irritability in brain.
Your baby needs to be seen by a nutritionist doc if you can find one locally. Otherwise, call the american college for advancement in medicine (acam).They havce a website and mayp be able to refer you to one of their docs.

In brief: "Colic"

"colic" is a misnomer. It is now known to be related to irritability in brain.
Your baby needs to be seen by a nutritionist doc if you can find one locally. Otherwise, call the american college for advancement in medicine (acam).They havce a website and mayp be able to refer you to one of their docs.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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