The Hands And Head Of A 3-month-old Baby Suddenly Shocked And Cramped During Sleep?
, my child is now 3 months old, roughly from the age of 1 month my son’s hands when he sleeps like a shocked reflex that is shocked, then his head sometimes when he is fussy or want to go to sleep likes to suddenly flicker to the left and right side down . Is this normal for babies or are there other factors?
Sleep patterns in children are different from adults. In general, children need more sleep. From the circumstances that your child is experiencing, reflexes such as shock on the hands and head can sometimes be a normal thing. In infants there are certain reflexes, so this can cause the baby to look twitchy, but this is usually rare and is not accompanied by other symptoms.
But other than that, if your child's condition continues to occur, then it might also be caused by an epilepsy. Epilepsy is an abnormality of electrical charge in the brain, epilepsy can occur at any age, including in infants. Epilepsy consists of various types. In general, epilepsy can cause symptoms such as child spasms, twitching of muscles in one part or one side of the body. epilepsy requires further examination by EEG examination or blood examination.
some other conditions that can also cause conditions like your child experienced for example:
Electrolyte disturbances, side effects of certain medications, neurological neglect, therefore, to determine the cause of the situation that you are experiencing, you should check directly with a pediatrician, so your doctor can examine the condition of your child further.
The following article you can read about Epilepsy in Children: How to Deal With It?
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