Having nightmares

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  1. Alexandoy

    Alexandoy Well-Known Member

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    Some toddlers and even babies would wake up at night to cry without reason. Obviously they had a nightmare and they feel they needed someone beside them. Usually the parents would carry the child and make it sleep again. One child psychologist said that too much activity can cause nightmare in kids. That means don't play with the child when nearing bedtime hours.
     
  2. Nocturnal Writer

    Nocturnal Writer Active Member

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    I don't see any relation playing with the kids before bedtime with their bad dreams.

    It would be reasonable with they watch horror movies or hear terror stories and the like. It could also be connected with the cruelty imposed by their parents or by their teachers at school.
     
  3. Hova

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    But all toddlers do is play. How do you stop a toddler from playing and having fun? Nobody knows why a toddler would wake up crying. It is all just speculation.
     
  4. tyche

    tyche Active Member

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    It is usually triggered by having scary thoughts or images shown to the child, then the child dreams about it. So the parent should just pacify the child if ever that happens. A little comforting will make him forget it.
     
  5. Hova

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    I did not know that. Good tip.
     

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