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Sleep House visit timeline

What should I bring to my Sleep House visit?

Things to bring for your Sleep House visit include:

  • things to do before bed such as a book to read, a game to play, and colouring pencils
  • toothpaste and toothbrush
  • things you sleep with at home such as a favourite teddy and blanket
  • pyjamas and socks
  • feeds for the night for your baby
  • all prescribed medication. You will not be able to have your sleep study without these

What will happen at my Sleep House visit?

Photograph of arriving at Sleep House

Arrive at the Sleep House

Photograph of child sitting on bed

Find your room

Photograph of hospital staff filling out forms with parent and child

Fill in forms

Photograph of child washing their hands

Get ready for bed

Photograph of hospital staff putting stick sensors on child

Put on stick on sensors

Photograph of child in bed asleep

Go to sleep

Photograph of child in bed waking up from sleep

Wake up

Photograph of hospital staff taking off sticky sensors from child

Take off sensors

Photograph of parent and child leaving Sleep House

Go home

Visual timeline for a sleep over at the Sleep House.pdf (1.23 MB)

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Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.

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