Sleep Disorders Center: What to Expect

Pre-study reminders

  • Be sure to call the sleep center at 214-456-2793 at least three days prior to confirm your appointment. If something comes up and you need to reschedule, please do so with the most advance notice possible.
  • If there are any changes in your insurance, please call the sleep center at 214-456-2793 as soon as possible so that any pre-authorizations may be obtained, if necessary. Doing this will prevent any unnecessary expense on your behalf.
  • Bring any paperwork that was sent to you in advance.
  • If your child has any allergies, be sure to notify the sleep technologist so the appropriate precautions can be taken to protect your child.
  • Except for infants, please avoid or limit naps the day of the study.
  • Bring extra diapers/pull ups and wet wipes, if necessary.
  • Bring any special home medical equipment that you may need during the night.
  • Bring any formula or special dietary items or feeding supplies that you may need during the night.
  • Bring all of the necessary medications that you may need during the night.
  • Avoid foods or drinks that may prevent your child from sleeping at night the day of the study.
  • Loose fitting pajamas will be more comfortable for your child during the study.
  • Bathe and shampoo your child before coming to the center. Avoid skin lotions and hair products, unless prescribed by your physician.
  • A special toy or blanket/pillow can help comfort the child during the study.
  • You may bring a favorite DVD/VCR movie to help during the set up before bedtime.

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