Getting Your Child Some Zzzz's: Understanding And Treating Pediatric Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea commonly affects adults, but your child may also develop this dangerous sleep disorder. While surprising for many parents to learn, an estimated 1 to 10 percent of children will develop obstructive sleep apnea. Unfortunately, many of these disorders go undiagnosed. Without proper diagnosis and treatment, your child will not be able to get a sufficient amount of sleep. In addition, the periodic breathing lapses can be dangerous for your child.