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(HealthDay News) — Everyone has bad dreams, but they can be especially frightening for young children. The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital offers these suggestions for the parents of children who have just had a nightmare: Offer plenty of cuddles, comfort and reassurance to your
Kids Sleep
(HealthDay News) — A night terror may cause a child to wake up sweating and screaming, and parents might think their child is having a “super” nightmare. But a night terror is different from a nightmare, the Nemours Foundation says. It occurs while the child is in a deep sleep, and the child usually has […]
Kids Sleep
FRIDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) — Despite ongoing prevention efforts, a growing number of young children are being accidentally poisoned with medications, according to new research. The study, which was based on data reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers between 2001 and 2008, found that medication poisoning among children aged 5 and […]
Sleep Toddler News
(HealthDay News) — Young children need plenty of quality sleep each night, but meeting that goal can be a struggle for parents.       The National Sleep Foundation offers these suggestions to help make sleep time for children easier: Where possible, make sure children go to bed and wake up at the same time […]
Sleep Toddler News
THURSDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) — Toddlers who miss daytime naps may be at increased risk for mood disorders later in life, a new study indicates. Researchers looked at toddlers aged 30 months to 36 months and found that depriving them of a single daily nap resulted in more anxiety, lower levels of joy and […]
Baby News News Sleep
(HealthDay News) — For exhausted parents who are desperate to get at least a few consecutive hours of sleep, there are things you can do to coax your newborn to sleep at night.         The Nemours Foundation offers these suggestions: When baby wakes at night, avoid sources of stimulation, such as noise […]
Pregnancy News Sleep
Sleep-deprivation while pregnant can have far-reaching effects on mothers’-to-be according to a new study. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Michele Okun says, “Our results highlight the importance of identifying sleep problems in early pregnancy, especially in women experiencing depression, since sleep is a modifiable behaviour. Pregnant
Pregnancy News Sleep
Pregnancy is an extra ordinary occurrence in any women’s life. Not only does your body help to grow a human being, but your body also helps to sustain and grow your baby after it is born. One of the things pregnant women should expect while pregnant is the lack of sleep.   Losing sleep? New […]
Pregnancy News Sleep
(HealthDay News) — Getting plenty of sleep is important during pregnancy, but those inevitable physical changes while you’re pregnant can make sleep uncomfortable. The National Sleep Foundation offers these suggestions to help pregnant women get a better night’s sleep: Once you reach the third trimester, sleep on your left side. Avoid lying flat on your
Pregnancy News Sleep
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women who have trouble sleeping or experience sleep disruptions during their first or third trimesters are more likely to deliver prematurely, according to a new study. Sleep problems in the second trimester, however, were not associated with increased chances of preterm birth. Researchers don’t know why there may
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