Pediatric Disorders

Sleep is an important part of life - and many children aren’t getting the healthy sleep they need. From poor sleep hygiene to dangerous sleep disorders, our Pediatric Sleep Program offers a comprehensive approach from infancy through adolescence.

Did You Know...

  • Up to 5% of 3- 6-year-olds have obstructive sleep apnea
  • 10% of 6- to 8-year-olds have sleep disordered breathing
  • 17% of children ages 2-19 are now considered obese, with as high as 60% of these showing signs of sleep apnea
  • 10% of all children get insufficient sleep for their age
  • Up to 33% of teens get insufficient sleep, largely due to behavior
  • 60% of infants have rhythmic movement disorder
  • By the age of 5, only 5% of children have rhythmic movement disorder
  • 5% of children sleep walk

Sometimes it is hard to recognize the signs of a childhood sleep disorder. We encourage you to talk with your child’s doctor or one of our sleep specialists if your child has any of the following signs or symptoms.

Daytime Signs & Symptoms:

Nighttime Signs & Symptoms:

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Behavioral/school problems
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Decreased short-term memory and comprehension
  • Difficulty awakening in the morning
  • Morning headaches
  • Nasal congestion
  • Mouth breathing
  • Stunted growth
  •  Loud snoring
  • Observed apneic pauses (stops in breathing)
  • Snorting, gasping or choking
  • Restless sleep
  • Difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep
  • Diaphoresis (excessive sweating)
  • Abnormal sleeping position
  • Enuresis (bed wetting)
  • Nocturnal hypoxia

 Our Pediatric Program Features:

  • Warm, child-friendly bedroom specifically for neonates/pediatrics including crib, bed and area for parent to stay
  • Pediatric-trained Registered Sleep and Scoring Technologists
  • Ability to accommodate any schedule, including evening clinic hours and weekend sleep studies so as not to interfere with schooling
  • 72-hour or less turn-around time of test results to your physician for faster diagnosis and treatment 

For more information or to schedule an appointment with one of our sleep specialists, contact us today! If your child is already scheduled for a sleep study, click here to learn more about how to properly prepare.