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Funnily we also got rid of the day time nap early. My D could sleep well during the day, often for hours but was also impossible to get to sleep and up till all hours of the night wide awake. We had stopped the day time nap before 2, I had to ban it at childcare and was seen as somewhat of a rebel.  As a kid I would have said she seemed to need less sleep than average, however now at 22 needs 8 -9 hours per night. 
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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Stella
I am also wondering whether there is an official name for the fear of not being able to sleep. A friend of our younger S has same anxieties. 
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ValentinaGermania
I think in our case it was not fear of not being able to sleep but fear to miss something 😂..
she was always interested in everything and wanted to be with us and see what we do and ask one million questions about it
my d talked before she could sit and walk...stopped only in the dark days of AN and is now back to former level...

"We had stopped the day time nap before 2, I had to ban it at childcare and was seen as somewhat of a rebel."
Oh, I can believe that, I was glad that my d went to Kindergarten at age 3 and then day time nap was no topic any more.
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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