mr 5yr old has been calling for me during the night, he will get out of bed and come to me if i dont get to him first. He is scared, shaking all over, he's very distressed and can't get his words out, his eyes are open but very dazed looking as though he is asleep, he doesn't focus on me when talking to him. I talk to him, soothe him then put him back to bed once he seems to have calmed down after a few minutes, he goes back to sleep. He doesn't remember it the following morning. This has happened 4 times in 2 weeks.
Night terrors or nightmares? They say you shouldn't interrupt them if they are night terrors from my quick google search but I don't know. It's upsetting for me to see him upset and scared.
Prior to this he has been fine. He has always been a good sleeper, goes to bed at the same time without fuss.