Most Childhood Sleep Problems Are Preventable: Expert

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Many parents deal with a sleep-related issue affecting their child at some point — and troubles for one child can affect an entire family, said Dr. Rachel Moon, who edited a book on sleep problems from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published in September. “Almost every day in my clinical practice, at least one of my parents brings up a question about sleep,” Moon wrote in the book. “Many are unhappy or frustrated because their child isn’t sleeping how, when or where the parents want. What I usually find is that the sleep problem is often one that could have been avoided.” Written with a team of pediatricians, the book addresses many common sleeping problems children encounter at various stages of development, such as nightmares, bedwetting and sleeping through the night, according to an academy news release. Other topics in the book include the importance of parents understanding sleep cycles, how children’s sleep needs change as they grow and strategies to deal with common issues such as crying, bedtime resistance and teenage sleep binges.
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Prescription Sleep Aids Common Choice for Insomnia

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Learn more about sleep. If you’re concerned about having trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or sleeping too much, assess your risk for a sleep disorder. It’s unfortunate you’re not functioning at your best today. You say you had a good quantity of sleep last night, but maybe the quality of your sleep is not as good as it could be? Having a good sleep routine including a consistent bedtime and waking up at the same time often is the key to getting the quality sleep night after night that your body needs for optimal health. Since you usually get less sleep, please talk to your doctor about your sleep patterns.
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