Sleep Disorder or Sleep Apnea -FAQs

Sleep is crucial for proper growth and development in children. If your child has difficulty getting or staying asleep, the expert team of board-certified pediatricians at Pediatrics Healthcare Associates has solutions. They offer advanced treatments to help your child get the quality sleep they need. Schedule a sleep disorder consultation over the phone to learn more.

What are pediatric sleep disorders?

Sleep disorders, which may occur in 25-30% of babies and children, can make getting enough quality sleep difficult or impossible. 

Because sleep is a crucial component of proper growth and development in kids, seeking treatment can drastically improve your child’s quality of life and help them thrive at home and in school.

What are the different types of pediatric sleep disorders?

Common pediatric sleep disorders your child might encounter include:

  • Arousal disorders

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

  • Central sleep apnea

  • Snoring

  • Upper airway resistance syndrome

  • Insomnia

  • Restless leg syndrome

  • Parasomnia

These or other sleeping disorders can make it difficult for your child to breathe well when they sleep, fall asleep, stay asleep, or sleep deeply.

What are the symptoms of sleep disorders?

Common signs and symptoms of pediatric sleep disorders include:

  • Daytime sleepiness

  • Snoring

  • Nightmares

  • Leg twitches

  • Sleepwalking

  • Behavior problems

  • Poor performance at school

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