Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Parents
Brief pauses in breathing during sleep can be normal. But when breathing stops often or for longer periods, it can be a cause for concern.
Apnea of Prematurity for Parents
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a condition in which premature infants stop breathing for 15 to 20 seconds during sleep. AOP usually goes away on its own as a baby matures.
Sleep Study (Polysomnogram) for Parents
A sleep study (or polysomnogram) helps doctors diagnose sleep problems. It is an overnight test that can record a variety of body functions while a child sleeps.
Sleep Problems in Teens for Parents
Does your teen have trouble falling asleep at night? Is he or she sleepy during the day? Find out if it's just a normal part of adolescence, or if something else is to blame.
Snoring for Kids
Are you a kid who snores? Find out why some people are such noisy sleepers in this article for kids.
Adenoids and Adenoidectomy for Parents
Enlarged adenoids are normal some kids, but others need surgery. Often, tonsils and adenoids are removed at the same time.
Taking Your Preemie Home for Parents
If you're about to begin caring for your preemie at home, try to relax. With some preparation and planning, you'll be ready.
Sleep Disorders for Parents
Learn about problems that can affect sleep.
Tonsillectomy for Parents
A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. It's one of the most common surgeries kids and teens get. Find out more.
Common Sleep Problems for Teens
Sleep problems can keep some teens awake at night even when they want to sleep. If that sounds like you, find out what you can do.