Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center

If your child suffers from a sleep disorder, he or she may be admitted to NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital for a one-night sleep study. Specially trained, experienced 

and board-certified pediatric sleep specialists conduct sleep studies on children as young as infants. We help diagnose and treat children with a variety of sleep disorders including:

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  • Sleep apnea
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Snoring
  • Insomnia
  • Congenital hypoventilation syndrome
  • Night terrors
  • Bed-wetting
  • Sleepwalking
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nocturnal seizures 

How a Sleep Study Works

A sleep study is conducted using electrodes placed on your child using either sticky tape or paste. A sleep technician will apply these small round metal discs to your child’s scalp, on both sides of your child's head, and under your child's chin. These electrodes report information that can help us evaluate the quality of your child’s sleep, which helps in diagnosing the cause of their trouble sleeping. The session is also videotaped to provide additional insight.

The study will monitor and record the following: