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When it comes to babies and breathing, Children's apnea program covers it all. Through both inpatient and outpatient care, we diagnose breathing conditions, coordinate further testing if needed and outline a plan of care tailored to each child. And we do this using sophisticated pulmonary technology that is specially created for tiny lungs and fragile little ones.

Apnea Program

Moms and Dads who check on their babies at 3 a.m. to make sure they are breathing is nothing new. Welcome to parenthood, where being cautious is the norm. But when babies have a condition called apnea, which causes a pause in breathing that can last for more than 20 seconds, careful monitoring of a child becomes critically important.

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Back-to-school sleep tips: Getting kids’ sleep habits back on track

As we start to prepare students for going back to school, it's important to adjust to a regular sleep routine.

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Sleep tips from Children’s Sleep Center

We specialize in identifying and treating the full gamut of sleep challenges.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia an option for kids with sleep trouble

Insomnia is broadly defined as difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep and/or subjective, poor-quality sleep.

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Prepare your child’s sleep for daylight saving time

Preparation is the key to minimize the impact of daylight saving time on your child’s sleep patterns.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Dr. Keith Cavanaugh on sleep health

Dr. Cavanaugh and Karen Johnson, APRN, of the Children's Sleep Center in St. Paul talk about healthy sleep habits for kids from newborns to teens.

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The scoop on a good night’s sleep

While it’s easy to perpetuate the cycle of being sleepy, it’s possible to make a conscious effort to improve this problem.

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Managing your child’s sleep when the clocks ‘fall’ back in November

If you want to be proactive to minimize the disruption to your child’s sleep pattern, there are a few things to consider.