Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Ntombi | 2009/12/01

Q.

Nap during the day

Doctor I read this column almost everyday parents are talking about their babies sleeping during the day, my boy is 1 year 4 months he does not sleep at all you know...30 min is enough and stays awake the whole day and at night does not even sleep the whole night...do you think he has a problem what should i give him?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is no need for concern as long as your son is doing well, growing and gaining weight and is happy. It seems that many children especially bright, clever children and often boys seem to need less sleep during the day.

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