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Can you be diagnosed with sleep shift work disorder if you happen to be a stay at home parent?
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Probably not
If you have a special need child who spends daytime hours in daycare and you have to do the rest at night, you can make a case for that.
You are more likely to have insufficient sleep, or irregular sleep wake pattern.

In brief: Probably not
If you have a special need child who spends daytime hours in daycare and you have to do the rest at night, you can make a case for that.
You are more likely to have insufficient sleep, or irregular sleep wake pattern.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: Nice question.
No. So far the travails of a stay at home parent having disrupted sleep from an infant being up at night does not meet the criteria for shift work dyssomnia.

In brief: Nice question.
No. So far the travails of a stay at home parent having disrupted sleep from an infant being up at night does not meet the criteria for shift work dyssomnia.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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