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Dealing With Separation Anxiety

What Is Separation Anxiety Disorder?

It is normal for young children to sometimes feel worried or upset when faced with routine separations from their parents or other important caregivers causing them to cry, cling, or refuse to part. Usually such separation anxiety fades as they gr...

Separation Anxiety In Children

It's natural for your young child to feel anxious when you say goodbye. Although it can be difficult, separation anxiety is a normal stage of development. With understanding and these coping strategies, separation anxiety can be relieved—and shoul...

Separation Anxiety Age-By-Age

Though the timing can vary from child to child, separation anxiety typically first hits around eight months, when babies suddenly grasp that their parents exist apart from them...

Baby Separation Anxiety Sleep

Baby separation anxiety is an often unrecognized cause of disturbed sleep. Avoid night awakenings and crying at bedtime by coping with this fear phase gently and effectively...

How To Handle Your Baby's Separation Anxiety Sleep

Just as it did in infancy, separation anxiety can really wreck your toddler’s sleep. And it may be even harder to deal with the naptime and bedtime drama this time around, since your toddler’s separation anxiety will often manifest as full-blown t...

10 Strategies To Deal With Separation Anxiety

Although the hardest time for you to leave your child is probably in infancy, babies younger than 6 months old can often do fine without you for a night or two (especially if you're not nursing). That's because they haven't yet grasped the concept...

How To Manage Adult Separation Anxiety

Most people are aware of the term separation anxiety. It's usually used to talk about children, or occasionally pets. Separation anxiety in children is considered a very serious issue, because a child that is unable to be separated from his or her...

Separation Anxiety A-To-Z Guide

Your baby has been able to tell the difference between you and strangers from the earliest days of life. Young babies prefer their mothers and fathers (and others who are frequently involved), but will usually respond happily to others as well. Un...

Separation Anxiety In The Extreme

If your little one bursts into tears when you leave the room, that's normal. But if she sobs for hours and says, "I know you're not going to come back" or "What if you get hit by a car?" she may have separation anxiety disorder...

5 Quick Tips To Ease Preschool Separation Anxiety

Becoming an independent person (as opposed to ‘Mommy’s little baby’) is a gradual process that begins very early on (around 3- 6 months) when infants realize they are their own independent beings...

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Dealing With Separation Anxiety

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Whether it is your child's first day at school or a trip outside for further studies, here's how to deal with separation anxiety.