Baby Sleep News

By: 
Alexander Nguyen

A recent study from the University of Leeds suggests that people with healthy sleep patterns - roughly 7-9 hours a night - weighed less, had a lower chance of being

By: 
Hayley Roper

Why do we spend a large chunk of our lives asleep, disconnected from, and vulnerable to, the outside world? We know that poor sleep has negative impacts on our daily functioning and health.

By: 
Hayley Roper

It is not surprising that poor sleep during pregnancy is common given the numerous changes occurring throughout the body. However, research on poor sleep and pregnancy is limited. 

By: 
Saurab Faruque

In a new study published in Nature, scientists used mice to investigate the genes that are important in sleep.

By: 
Craig Canapari, MD

For better or worse, the summer is past its halfway point. Believe it or not, some parents will be sending kids back to school in a few weeks.  The prospect may fill some with melancholy (kids, parents), and others with relief (parents). It’s been great for us.

By: 
Siddharth Krishna

Our gut plays host to an astounding number of microbes including fungi, viruses, and hundreds of species of bacteria. This relationship isn’t all one-way.

By: 
Hayley Roper

A recent study published in The Journal of Pediatrics found that children who get less sleep may experience cellular aging at a faster rate than children who get more sleep.

By: 
Alexander Nguyen

Cardboard boxes have many uses such as storing materials, giving away presents, and surprisingly as beds for infants. These “Baby Boxes” started in Finland, a country with a much lower infant mortality rate than the United States.

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Baby Sleep Study

We’ve made some changes to the original post, “When the cry it out method seems ineffective”.

By: 
Hayley Roper

Infants constantly grow and change. Just in the first year of life, babies develop motor skills that allow them to make controlled movements such as sitting up, crawling, and for some, walking.

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