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Signs your child may have sleep apnoea

By Mums At The Table 1 min read
Monday, September 30, 2019

About 15-20 per cent of children snore when they sleep, and others breathe through their mouth rather than their nose.

According to Sydney Adventist Hospital paediatric ear nose and throat surgeon, Dr Bill Johnston, these actions can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea. In this podcast, Dr Johnston speaks with 2GB’s Steve Price about the serious consequences of snoring and mouth breathing on a child’s development.