Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Ilza | 2008-11-10


2 Year Old screams at night

Afternoon Dr

I am really need your help and advise. My son turning 2 end Nov has got me worried and extremely exhausted. All is fine when he goes to bed at night until he awakes approx 00h30 in the morning and then he screams and throws tantrums that I have to pick him up and then he calms down. As soon as I try to lie him down again it starts all over. Eventually he falls asleep and about 1 hour later it starts again. We recently (Aug ) moved to Holland but this started about 1 week ago.

Please what can I do..... I am exhausted.
Thank you.

Expert's Reply



This is typical behaviour for a toddler who moves home, especially moving to a completely new country. Your son feels very unsettled He will need lots of reassurance for a while but will settle down when he is convinced that both of his parents are near him and he gets used to his new environment.

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Posted by: Ilza | 2008-11-10

Forgot to add Dr that he is refusing food too. He lives on joghurt and juice. I have tried al he throws it away or out of his plate.

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