Separation Anxiety and Sleeping (Audio)
Between the ages of 6 months and 2 years children's sleep patterns may be disturbed by separation anxiety. This is a normal stage in emotional development. The child may wake up several times during the night and call out for his parents. Be firm in stating they should stay in their bed but reassure them you will be back soon.
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