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My 8 Year Old Daughter Fights To Breathe While Sleeping

by Kathy
(Tacoma, Washington)

It scares me so bad! My 8 year old baby girl stops breathing in her sleep about every ten minutes or so. She sleeps with her mouth wide open and sounds like a grown man.

She fights to breathe and snores something fierce. I took her to the emergency room about it one time and the doctor on duty told me I had nothing to worry about. Well....He doesn't sleep next to her and does not know what I hear is very scary I find myself shaking her all through the night to make sure she is breathing.

I let her go camping with her grandparents and they told me that they were concerned about her breathing as well.

Should I get her tonsils taken out? I don't know what to do. I worry about my little angel all the time. I fear to go to sleep because I have to listen for her. What to do....Anyone???

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Mar 04, 2017
Get tonsils and adenoids checked... NEW
by: Anonymous

I had same problem with my son for years. Had his tonsils and adenoids removed at four and a half and he changed overnight. Unbelievable difference. Best thing we ever did. Do it! It will change both your lives.

Apr 09, 2021
snoring is back at four NEW
by: Anonymous

my two year old had his tonsils and adenoids removed the his snoring stop. now he's four and his snoring is back

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