Tackling Toddler Sleep Problems
You asked, we answered: WebMD takes on your tot's sleep issues.
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Your 1-year-old cries so hard when you put him to bed that he actually throws up. Your 2-year-old still doesn't sleep through the night. Your 2-and-a-half-year-old shares your bed, or perhaps your 3-year-old wakes in the middle of the night screaming bloody murder.
While most toddler sleep issues are related to ages and stages, sometimes underlying health or psychological problems may be at play. Regardless of the nocturnal nuisance, sound sleep solutions abound, experts tell WebMD. Here are some common troubling toddler sleep scenarios and our experts' opinions on how to effectively troubleshoot them.
Nocturnal nuisance: Your toddler wakes up several times during the night.
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