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My tiny baby is a noisy sleeper and sighs periodically. Should I be concerned about this?

When tiny babies sigh in their sleep it is a healthy sign that their lungs are developing. The sigh tends to open the lungs up and prevents the tiny new passages from folding closed, and also keeps the baby’s breathing pattern regular. So this really is nothing to worry about.

See also:

Sleep - Altered sleep routine

Sleep - Appropriate sleep routines (Jacqui Flint advises)

Sleep - Background noise

Sleep - Dealing with Catnapping (Author Erica Neser advises)

Sleep - Darkened room

Sleep - Night Terrors

Sleep - Reasons for waking

Sleep - Sleep routines for Baby (Author Erica Neser advises)

Sleep - Surviving Co-sleeping (Author Erica Neser advises)

Sleep - Toddler Sleep Problems (Author Erica Neser advises)

 
   
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