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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
If your child is having certain types of sleep problems, the best way to understand his situation may be for sleep specialists to actually watch him sleeping and monitor his body while he’s asleep. These tests are called sleep studies.
For most sleep studies, your child comes to a sleep laboratory in the evening and goes home the next morning. Sleep studies are also called polysomnograms; the procedure is called polysomnography (PSG).
Sleep studies help your child’s doctor diagnose certain sleep problems and see how well treatments are working.
Another type of sleep study is a multiple sleep latency test (MSLT), a study done during the daytime that helps your child’s doctor diagnose specific sleep problems such as narcolepsy.
Importantly, all of our doctors, nurses and sleep lab technologists specialize in working with children, and every aspect of what we do is designed specifically for children.
Our Sleep Laboratory is located at the Boston Campus.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”