What Can Happen to Kids If They Sleep With Their Mouths Open

It’s pure joy to observe every minute of your children’s lives, whether they’re crawling, eating, taking their first steps, or sleeping. Some parents find it cute and sweet when their little ones peacefully sleep in their cradles with their mouths hanging open. However, mouth breathing in children isn’t as innocent as it may seem at first glance. In fact, it can indicate certain medical issues and can cause serious health problems.

Here at Bright Side, we took a closer look at what things can happen to kids if they sleep with their mouths open, and here’s what we found out.

While it’s normal to breathe through our mouths sometimes (like while speaking or engaging in physical activity), we’re designed to breathe through our noses most of the time.

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