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What are common types of sleep disorders in children?

Studies have found that sleep problems are common, but often overlooked in children. The term “sleep disorder” encompasses many different sleeping problems, and they can be boiled down to four categories:

  • Difficulties falling and staying asleep
  • Not being able to stay awake
  • Inability to keep to a regular sleep schedule
  • Disruptive sleep behaviors

From Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children by Jennifer Trachtenberg.

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