Sweating During Sleep

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Is Sweating During Sleep Normal For a Baby?

Sweating during sleep for babies is normal. But how much sweat is too much? Many parents are concerned when they see their baby drenched in sweat and start to worry. We will discuss how much is normal and what is not. Some parents are under the assumption that babies should always be overdressed or over covered. While making sure that the baby is warm, it is also important that the baby be comfortable and not overheated.

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Just like adults, some babies sweat more than others and that it is perfectly normal. Although, be aware that A Minute for Kids: Sweating During Sleepoverheating is a risk factor for SIDS.

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Last Updated 12/19/2015 Source A Minute for Kids

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