Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Pinky | 2009/05/22

Q.

2year 3mnths old

please advice me doctor? my 2 year old still does not sleep through at night. he is in a creche and sleeps +-1-2 hours during the day,i have notice that it is asif he does not completly switch off at night. he responce to every sound he hears. if i put him to bed at night and talk to someone els in the house he respond to what i' m saying. he wakes up at twice night crying for about 5 min each time before going back to sleep. is this normal at this age?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You should lie next to your son at bedtime and read to him until he falls asleep. He seems to be a clever little boy who wants to know what is going on around him.The two short wakings at night are not a reason for any concern.

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