Amazing solution to your child's night terrors

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Amazing solution to your child's night terrors

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We found a great solution to night terrors. Night terrors are when kids are stuck between stages of sleep, they're not awake, they're not dreaming, they're just stuck. So it dawned on my wife, at one point, that this happens about the same time the kids are learning to go to the potty. And what happens when kids wet the bed at night is that they're getting a signal from their bladder that goes up and says, "It's time to wake up", but not quite enough to actually wake them up, so they pee. So she wondered if maybe that's what's happening. They're getting the signal coming to the brain and it get somewhat stuck between sleep stages. So she recommended, with our son who was having night terrors, "Why don't we try taking him to the bathroom?" So he woke up, he was screaming, he didn't recognize us, his eyes were open, we picked him up, took him into the bathroom, he did recognize the toilet and peed. And instantly, it stopped. So we posted online about it, our experience, and now have heard from thousands and thousands of parents who tried this, and it works remarkably well to instantly stop a night terror without incident. Very cool. Cheryl Greene was the one who figured this out.

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Alan Greene, MD

Founder, DrGreene.com

Dr. Alan Greene founded his website, DrGreene.com, in 1995, cited by the AMA as "the pioneer physician web site." In 2010 he founded the WhiteOut Now movement to change how babies are fed from their very first bite of solid food, and in 2012 he founded TICC TOCC – Transitioning Immediate Cord Clamping To Optimal Cord Clamping. He is an author of several books including Feeding Baby Green and appears frequently in the media including such venues as the The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, TODAY Show, Good Morning America, the Dr. Oz Show, and is a regular columnist for Parenting magazine. He is a practicing pediatrician and the father of four.

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