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Sleep problems with the baby

Babies' sleep is slightly different from that of adults. Computable agendas here or there, and even during a restful day's sleep, it often happens that the baby wakes up many times at night.

Sleep problems with the baby

There are babies who are able to fall asleep wherever and whenever they wake them up. There are also those who are patterned in the daytime, but wake up eight times a night at night. Obviously, it is completely different for a one-child family to sleep in full sleep than for a third baby whose two older siblings have been permanently agitated. And it is not even sure that the baby where the family members adjust to his / her sleep-wake period will be more relaxed at night.The baby's sleeping habits and relaxation a sure, predictable agenda, the rhythm, the levegхzйs, close physical contact with the mother. If you are breastfeeding, you may notice that they fall back asleep quickly if they can breastfeed. The rocking and singing also soothes the baby. To understand why a baby is awakening many times more than we have grown up, we need to know the physiological characteristics of sleep. There are two phases of sleep: REM stands for fast eye movementand the others a non-REM phase, which is characterized by the absence of rapid eye movements. The non-REM phase has the following variations. Much of the baby's sleep disorder occurs during the non-REM phase. It is characterized by sprains, transient changes in muscle tone, dyspnoea, and greater urination. They are usually transitory, are related to brain maturation, and are reduced or eliminated with age. These are called parasympathetic phenomena. However, there are sleep disorders that are characteristic of different ages.

Pavor nocturnus

Pre-school children account for 1-3% of children. It is characteristic that a child suddenly wakes up from sleep at night, and is terrified by it. His face flushes, his heart beats fast, he breathes quickly, and he often yells. This period can last from a few seconds to a few minutes. Then the child falls asleep, and the next day he remembers nothing.


At 5-12 years of age the most common type of sleepwalking is in 15% of children, in most cases it is combined with pavor nocturnus. It is characterized by maintaining a partial awakening state, while the electrical activity of the brain shows a pattern corresponding to deep sleep.

Night muscles

Muscle cramps during sleep are physiological phenomena. They may have affected limbs, but may extend to the whole body. They are more commonly seen in infants, and usually regress by 2 years.

Occurrence of respiratory distress during sleep

Infant Dangerous SIDS - Sudden Infant Death - Which Can Be Associated With Leveling Irritation. Sleep deprivation occurs during sleep. Excessive heat tends to SIDS, and infants should be laid over the stomach over the stomach.

Hypersomnia - Reduction of daytime awakening

It can be the result of different internal medicine, nervous system, genetic diseases.

Insomnia - Sleep depression, early onset of sleep

It is characteristic that the child awakens repeatedly from superfluous sleep. Young children often have difficulty in falling asleep, which can be considered a normal occurrence. At school, this can be more of an anxiety, mental strain, and learning difficulty in the backyard. It is important to ensure a relaxed environment and avoid disturbing the sleep-wake cycle. It is also important to ensure optimal room temperature. Much of the agenda, the development of sleep patterns, can help. A significant part of sleep disorders are transient and disappear completely.Related articles in Baby Sleep:
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