Sleep study in the hospital (1738)

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What is a sleep study?

A sleep study is done to test for problems your child may have while sleeping. Some children stop breathing. This is called apnea. Others may have seizure activity or unusual movement. While your child is asleep, machines will check your child’s:

How is it done?child doing sleep study

The study may be done in your child’s room or your child may come down to the sleep lab, based on the doctor’s orders. The machines on the cart will get information about your child’s sleep.

What should you expect during the sleep study?

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Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.