Don’t Worry. But Don’t Wait.
Should you be concerned? Perhaps. If you are concerned, call right away. If your child is on track, you’ll be reassured. If your child needs assistance, you’ll find out now, when it’s the best time to help!
- Make sure the sleeping area is clear of strangulation hazards such as cords from blinds, and free of trapping dangers such as gaps between mattress and wall. Children should have access to the bathroom if they need to go potty in the nighttime.
- Many children experience bad dreams or night terrors around this time. Parents should comfort the child during the event and then consult your pediatrician for best practices.
Get a developmental screen: the Ages and Stages Questionnaire is a child development screener that allows you to check in on how your child is growing and learning.
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