By The American Academy of Pediatrics, Rachel Moon
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Understand what is “normal” and “typical” for your child’s age and stage of development. I find that a lot of parents overestimate their child’s capacity, assuming that a child is just like an adult. For instance, it is virtually impossible for a 2-year-old to sit still for an hour. A 2-year-old is supposed to be zooming around the room, exploring everything, and asking constant questions. That is how she learns about the world. If I have a 2-year-old who sits still without fidgeting or interrupting the parent during even the 5 to 10 minutes that it takes for me to talk to a parent before examining her, I may begin to worry that the child is not developing normally.
Org, to keep current on this and other subjects. It is the hope of the AAP that this book will become an invaluable resource and reference guide to parents. We are confident that parents and caregivers will find the book extremely valuable. We encourage its use along with the advice and counsel of our readers’ pediatricians, who will provide individual guidance and assistance related to the health of children. The AAP is an organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The muscles relax and the child lies very still. He is not easily awakened from stage 3 sleep and if roused, usually takes a minute or so to become fully awake. Stage 3 may last up to 60 minutes. There is then a gradual return to a lighter, stage 2 sleep. REM Sleep Occurring after 1 or 2 complete cycles of stages 1 through 3 non-REM sleep, REM sleep is often referred to as active sleep and is the stage during which most dreams occur. The eyes move rapidly under the closed eyelids, breathing and heart rate become less regular, and muscles are more relaxed, although twitching may increase.