Health Tip: Track Your Child's Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- If your child struggles to fall asleep, keeping a sleep diary can help figure out why.
The University of Michigan Health System suggests what to include in a sleep diary:
The time your child woke in the morning.
The time your child napped during the day, and how long the nap lasted.
The time your child went to bed, and if possible, the time he or she fell asleep.
Any problems your child had in falling asleep, any remedies and whether those remedies proved effective.
The time, if any, your child awoke during the night, and how long your child stayed awake.
How you handled your child's night waking, and whether it was effective.
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