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How can I prevent my child's night terrors?

Because night terrors generally occur around the same time every night, wake
your child up about 15 to 30 minutes prior to the expected episode. This will break her sleep cycle and her body will jump into the next stage of sleep when the terrors don’t occur. Also, make sure your child is not overtired. Put her to bed a little earlier at night or make sure she gets a nap if she still needs one.
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