Your child needs about nine hours of sleep every night. If your child has sleep disorders, such as getting insufficient sleep, sleepwalking, or sleep apnea, Ahmad Kayass, MD, of Tots N Teens Pediatrics, can help. He is board-certified in sleep medicine and pediatrics and is uniquely qualified to help with your child’s sleep disorder. Call one of the offices in Plano, Mesquite, or Forney, Texas, to set up an appointment, or use this website to request your visit online.
Children don’t always “sleep like a baby.” As many as 20%-30% of children experience sleep problems at some point in their development. Some of the most common sleep disturbances in children include:
If you’re concerned about your child’s sleep habits, make an appointment at Tots N Teens Pediatrics.
Your child may have a sleep disorder if they have any of the following:
Children who also get up several times during the night may also have a sleep disorder.
Without quality sleep, children can suffer many negative side effects. These include moodiness and irritability. They may have trouble focusing or staying awake in school. Sometimes, behavioral and learning problems result, too.
Sleep disorders in children can be incredibly frustrating to parents. Your child’s poor sleep often translates into poor sleep for you. Plus, it can be stressful to know your child is struggling with the effects in their daily life.
At Tots N Teens Pediatrics, the providers strive to help parents find solutions to children’s sleep disorders. Dr. Kayass works with you to find out why your child is having trouble sleeping.
You may benefit from simple bedtime habit changes like:
If your child needs a sleep study or help with a medical problem like sleep apnea, the providers at Tots N Teens can help with other interventions.
Call Tots N Teens today if you think your child might have a sleep disorder. Alternatively, use the online tool to book a consultation.