Mouth breathing in your child may be more noticeable when your child is asleep – or it may be a constant habit. Regardless, this form of breathing is bad news at night for developing brains.
Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: The Role of an Airway Centric Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontist
Sleep related breathing disorders are not exclusive to adults. Because it’s not as easily recognized in children, it is often left undiagnosed.
Every child is unique, and although you may have been stymied by western medicine before, you may be able to improve the day to day life for your autistic child. Autism doesn’t start and end in the brain, it’s a systemic disorder brought on by a wide variety of factors – some of which can be altered.
Does your child fidget and have endless energy all day, but then struggle to wake for school? Perhaps you feel they’re not hitting their developmental milestones, or achieving the grades they want? What’s going on?
Breastfeeding goes back thousands of years as in other mammalian species for good reason: at birth the infant is nourished by breastfeeding which coordinates the respiratory system, cardiovascular system and orofacial reflexes.
Numerous evolutionary shifts have taken place that prevent us from breathing properly. You may not even notice you don’t breath well through your nose because from an early age you started breathing through your mouth to compensate for these evolutionary changes.