Jules, who had a history of night terrors
and opening windows in his sleep, died from serious head injuries on June 15.
do occur in perfectly healthy children.
Warn the parents of children with night terrors
that they may become sleepwalkers.
One of the simplest interventions is to ask parents to rouse the child a half hour into sleep at the beginning of the night, breaking the first deep sleep cycle before the night terror
But what are night terrors
and how are they different from nightmares?
The best thing parents can do if their child suffers from night terrors
is to stay calm.
Ms Wolfe has outlined signs that might indicate if your child is suffering from night terrors
The parent of a child experiencing night terrors
should leave him alone.
Jack says: "Something terrible happened to me in my childhood, which I've completely blocked out, causing these horrific night terrors
Of the 232 adults involved in the study, 87 were found to sleep walk or suffer from night terrors
If I do finally nod off, I wake up screaming because I suffer from night terrors
and think he's come to take my son.
He began to suffer PTSD in the form of flashbacks and night terrors