Health Tip: Track Your Child's Sleep11/20/13
(HealthDay News) -- If your child struggles to fall asleep,
keeping a sleep diary can help figure out why.
The University of Michigan Health System suggests what to
include in a sleep diary:
- The time your child woke in the morning.
- The time your child napped during the day, and how long the nap
- The time your child went to bed, and if possible, the time he
or she fell asleep.
- Any problems your child had in falling asleep, any remedies and
whether those remedies proved effective.
- The time, if any, your child awoke during the night, and how
long your child stayed awake.
- How you handled your child's night waking, and whether it was
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