In some cases medication will be prescribed to combat symptoms that are interfering with sleep.
Children may be treated with dental appliances, which move the jaw forward while sleeping. Some may be given a breathing machine to maintain enough air pressure to keep the air passage open after your child falls asleep.
In some instances, children may need surgery to eliminate an obstruction or blockage to their breathing.
Behavioral Interventions Effective behavioral interventions for common pediatric sleep problems such as night wakings, bedtime stalling, insomnia and nighttime fears.