Parents of newborns often find themselves plunged into a shocking new world of scant sleep.
Dr Petrina Wong, associate consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, explained that “Good sleep habits, which include having a set sleep schedule with regular nap times and bedtimes, should be established from infancy. However, there is no single sleep plan that fits all children.”
Dr Wong advises parents to consult a doctor if they suspect their child is having a sleep problem, “especially if the sleep problems are unusual, persistent, frequent and the child is not sleeping well or if there are concerns about the child’s daytime behaviour”.
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Credits: Asia One