Archive | June, 2017

Nightmares and Night Terrors Part 2

  Night terrors are different from nightmares as they usually happen early in the evening about 1 ½ to 3 hours after going to sleep.  They happen in non-REM deep sleep and during transitions from deep before getting to light sleep.  The child may sit up suddenly and cry out and be unaware that he [...]
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Nightmares and Night Terrors Part 1

    As a sleep consultant, I occasionally work with children that have nightmares and night terrors.  Parents often don’t understand the difference and don’t know how to deal with them.  I would like to give you a good idea of what they are, and the difference between nightmares and night terrors so you can [...]
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