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How is Bedwetting Related to Sleep Disordered Breathing?

To a certain point in a child’s development, bedwetting can be a fairly normal occurrence, because the kidneys, bladder, and many associated muscles have not developed fully.  However, after about age 6, development should be complete and bedwetting no longer an issue. For some children this problem persists, and one of the major causes could […]

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What does sleep do for a growing child?

What Does Sleep Do for a Growing Child?

In 2010, the American Medical Association and American Academy of Sleep Medicine recognized insufficient sleep in adolescents as a serious health risk. Children of all ages require sleep for brain development, mental health and physical health.  Sleep deprivation is common in teens, who are trying to balance school, social activities, work and extracurricular events. However,

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

There are a number of well-documented benefits to breast-feeding your baby, most have to do with the baby’s physical and emotional development. But are you aware that breast-feeding your baby can also ward off problems with an under-developed jaw, reducing the likelihood of developing sleep apnea later in life? Scientists have discovered this is the case,

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