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25 Oct 2006

Sleepy in the mornings
Hi doc,

Me again!

My 21 mnth old son sleeps very well (more/less from 20:00 to 06:00). In the mornings when he gets up, he will most of the times be happy and cheerful - but after abt 1/2 hour he seems really tired again and drowsy. Should I be concerned??

Many thnx :)

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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

This is unusual. I presume that you are not giving him any sedatives or antihistamines at night. It is a good idea to check his Haemoglobin in case he is anaemic. Many children of this age are anaemic, so have him checked just to be sure.
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