Baby Sleep News

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.

By: 
Craig Canapari, MD.

"When I meet other parents socially, there is one question I get asked more than any other. 'Why does my child get up so early in the morning?' and, more pressingly, 'What can I do about it?' I’m going to talk about toddlers and preschoolers here (1-5 years of age).

By: 
Hayley Roper

Sleep problems are often intertwined with developmental disorders. For a child with hyperactivity and problems in school, it might appear to be ADHD, which could be correct.

By: 
Meg Guard

In a study published by Molecular Autism, researchers found that one in four girls being treated for anorexia at a London clinic scored above the cutoff for an autism diagnosis.  Prior research has also demonstrated the similarities between the two condition

By: 
Hayley Roper

Infants should sleep 14 to 17 hours a day, including naps. For toddlers, 12 to 15 hours a day.

By: 
Alexander Nguyen

We spend between a quarter to a third of our lives asleep, so the quality of sleep we get is important. While the term “sleep quality” is often used, there is no consensus on what it means.

In a study published by the Academic Pediatric Association, researchers found that children with autism were two times more likely to be overweight and five times more likely to be obese than typically developing children.

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