Sleep issues - 23 month old cries and thrashes in the middle of the night

Jessica - posted on 03/08/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )

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My 23 month old goes down to bed fine and had been sleeping through the night from 730pm to 7am for awhile. About 2 months ago he started (and continues to) wake up at least once a night screaming like he's on fire. When I go to soothe him he's awake and thrashing around his crib. He kicks the crib and wacks his head against the side repeatedly. I have to stop him from injuring himself.



Anyone else in this boat? I don't believe it's night terrors because he isn't sleeping when I go in his room. He often stands up and will answer me when I speak to him. He takes a 2 hour nap during the day so I also don't think it's exhaustion.

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Katherine - posted on 03/09/2012

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My daughter does the same thing. Even though it looks like they're awake they may not be. I would say it IS night terrors.

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