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6 BEHAVIOURS THAT DISCARD A NIGHT TERROR

Liliana Amaro

Hello! Surely it has crossed your mind "Is my child  having night terrors?" This when your child suddenly wakes up and screams, when he wakes up crying desperately and especially when they still do not speak it is very difficult to decipher it. People who have never experienced or heard the term can not even know what a Night Terror is about.

This is the definition: Night terror, also known as sleep terror, is a sleep disorder, causing feelings of terror or dread, and typically occurs during the first hours of stage 3–4 non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep.[1] Sleep terrors begin in children between the ages of 3 and 12, and usually, stop during adolescence.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_terror

Here 6 normal behaviours that discard the night terrors.

  1. When your baby wakes up, stand up and calls you, crying or screaming for you.

  2. When your child gets out of bed and comes to your bed during the night, saying he is afraid.

  3. When your child calls you from his room because he has a nightmare or is afraid of the monster that is "over there"

  4. When your child/baby does not want to lie down in bed alone and wants your company.

  5. When your child /baby screams loudly once and goes back to sleep.

  6. When your baby wakes up during the night and does not go back to sleep fast. 

As you see this list of behaviours are "normal in infants and young children" what you have to do in this case is to introduce good habits at bedtime. Contact me for your initial advice WhatsApp +61409622424 (Put your name and city in your message).