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My one year old is constantly moving and kicking during the

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Hello,
My one year old is constantly moving and kicking during the night. She also moans and starts crying. She also has very light and short day time naps and seems to be really restless while sleeping. I'm breastfeeding and she is not much keen on solids although I sit down to feed her three times a day.
Is it a normal behaviour or should I be concerened/make any blood tests, etc for this?
Thank you.
Regards
Juste
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.
I am sorry to hear about your problem.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

This is a variation of normal behavior in your child.

It is nothing to worry about and will improve as he grows older.

It does not indicate any disease process.

If you wish you can have blood tests done just to be on the ultra-safe side but I am pretty sure that all blood tests would be normal.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hi

Possibilities here are many, from night terrors to restless legs syndrome.

Don't just assume it is normal but take the toddler to the doctor.

Iron deficiency is cone thing that can contribute to this.

Without a detailed history and exam, it is impossible to say this is normal. Most causes are things the child will grow out of, but you would need advice to help this along based on diagnosis.

I see no labs that are indicated except the following, based on exa:

iron

lead

cbc

Good luck.

Let me know if you have further questions.

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