Baby Sleep News

Antibiotics are important in helping your baby recover from bacterial infections and diseases such as pneumonia or whooping cough. But in the process of eliminating bad bacteria, antibiotics may eliminate good bacteria.

By: 
Alexander Nguyen

Bacteria are bad, right? They’re known to cause diseases such as pneumonia, meningitis, and tuberculosis. Despite the negative reputation, these tiny organisms may also help prevent diseases and other health issues such as obesity.

By: 
Saurab Faruque

Crying is normal for an infant and it often lets us know that they are healthy and growing babies. However, excessive crying, or colic, in infants younger than 6 months of age may signal a concern.

By: 
Hayley Roper

An article published in the New York Times describes one family’s difficult journey to good sleep.

By: 
Pascal Wallisch

We’ve all heard that it is important to get “deep REM sleep” for peak performance. This is nonsense.

By: 
Hayley Roper

It is increasingly clear that sleep is not an all-or-nothing phenomenon.

A study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found that overweight and obese children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more frequently diagnosed with sleep troubles, anxiety, and depression compared to children with ASD who hav

By: 
Meg Guard

Research has found that using electronics at bedtime more than doubles the risk of poor sleep for children.  The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, examined data from children who reported using their smartphone or tablet within 90 minutes of bedtime.

By: 
David Heeger

We have made some changes to our web app to make it easier to see how your infant compares with others in the NYU Baby Sleep Study. You will no longer need to locate your child’s kid ID number to access the web app.

A study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests 

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