- All About Sleep
Getting enough sleep can be a problem for children of any age. Read this article to learn tips on bedtime schedules and routines for your child.
Bed-sharing is controversial in the United States. Supporters believe that a parent's bed is just where an infant belongs. But is it safe?
- Bedtime Basics
A good night's sleep is important for all kids. But what do you do if your child doesn't fall asleep easily? Find tips on getting your child tucked into bed - and what to do if he or she doesn't want to stay there.
Bedwetting is an issue that millions of families face every night. Most of the time it's not a sign of any deeper medical or emotional issues and kids eventually grow out of it.
- Bruxism (Teeth Grinding or Clenching)
Gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, is common in kids, and often occurs during deep sleep or while under stress.
- Flat Head Syndrome (Positional Plagiocephaly)
Babies can develop a flat spot on the back of their heads, usually from sleeping in the same position too long. Alternating your baby's sleep position and providing lots of "tummy time" can help.
- Night Terrors
A night terror is a sleep disruption that seems similar to a nightmare, but it's far more dramatic. Night terrors can be alarming, but aren't usually cause for concern or a sign of a medical issue.
Nightmares aren't totally preventable, but parents can help kids feel better when they have one and ease their transition back to sleep.
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Brief pauses in breathing during sleep can be normal. But when breathing stops often or for longer periods, it can be a cause for concern.
- Should My Daughter Sleep in My Room After Having a Nightmare?
Find out what the experts have to say.
- Sleep and Your Preschooler
Preschoolers sleep about 11 to 12 hours during each 24-hour period, and it's important to help them develop good habits for getting to sleep.
Although it can be unnerving to see, sleepwalking is actually very common in kids. Here's how to keep your young sleepwalker safe.
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants 1 month to 1 year old. Though SIDS remains unpredictable, you can help reduce your infant's risk.
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