(HealthDay News) -- Night waking means loss of vital sleep for both children and their parents.
The University of Michigan Health System mentions these common causes of night waking among children:
- Having separation anxiety, especially if one or both parents are frequently away.
- Having uncomfortable pajamas, a room that is too hot or cold, being hungry or thirsty, or having wet the bed.
- Having a food sensitivity or allergy.
- Having pain (such as ear pain, teething or abdominal pain) or colic.
- Hearing noise.
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