Why might my child be sleepy during the day?

There are several reasons your child may be sleepy during the day:

  • He or she may not be getting to bed on time.
  • The child's room may not being conducive to sleep.
  • The child may have a formal sleep disorder.

Continue Learning about Healthy Sleeping

Do Early Birds Live Longer Than Night Owls?
Do Early Birds Live Longer Than Night Owls?
Q: I hear people who are night owls aren’t as healthy as morning people. My mom rarely went to sleep before 1AM and died at the age of 65, and I have ...
Read More
How can sleep affect hormones?
Ms. Ashley Koff, RDMs. Ashley Koff, RD
One underappreciated aspect to sleep that is especially influential to our sense of well-being is it...
More Answers
How does proper sleep help athletes perform better?
Dr. Michael Breus, PhDDr. Michael Breus, PhD
Studies of pro players in the National Football League and Major League Baseball found a link be...
More Answers
4 Tips to Fight Foot Cramps
4 Tips to Fight Foot Cramps

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.