Sleep apnea is far from just an adult issue and parents need to be paying extra attention to their kids’ sleep habits, reports KSFY.
“So the next thing we did was put her on a CPAP machine which delivers distending pressure which keeps her airway open and it resolved her upper airway obstruction and her Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” said Dr. Veloira.
No one readily volunteers to wear a CPAP machine. Most adults are afraid they won’t be able to sleep with a mask on. So you’d think a three year old would refuse too. Well, not Taylah.
“Not at all, no, even Dr. Veloira was amazed that she keeps it on all night and she goes to bed with it and loves to put it on.” said Tanya Allerdings.