Sleep is vital for kids, yet many have sleep issues. We cover common sleep disorders in children, the unique causes, and tips to help your child sleep better.
Learn about the safety and side effects of melatonin for children, and whether it can improve symptoms of certain sleep disorders.
Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing is interrupted during sleep. These pauses in breathing affect sleep quality and can lead to daytime sleepiness and behavior issues in children.
Does your child complain of morning jaw pain or sensitive teeth? Sleep bruxism, or teeth grinding, might be to blame. We cover symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Following a consistent bedtime routine is the best way to ensure quality sleep for your child.
Nightmares can occur at any age but studies suggest they are exceptionally common for young children. Roughly half of children between the ages of 3 and 6 report frequent nightmares. The same is true for 20 percent of children ages 6 to 12. While most children eventually outgrow their nightmares, some may develop nightmare disorder, […]
Sleep is an essential building block for your child’s mental and physical health. But if you’re finding it impossible to help your toddler sleep, you’re not alone.
Our medical review team has recently evaluated this page to ensure accuracy. We will continue to monitor and revise this article as new literature is published on snoring in children. Sleep is vital for childhood development, so it’s no surprise that many parents worry if they hear their child snoring. Even though snoring is most […]
Learn more about sleep-onset association disorder, a type of childhood insomnia. Understanding this condition can help children develop healthy sleep habits.
Rhythmic movement disorder can affect babies, children, and adults. Find out more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of this sleep disorder.