Baby Sleep News

By: 
Meg Guard

In an article published in Current Psychiatry Reports, researchers reviewed current approaches for treating insomnia in children and adolescents.

Consistency can be difficult when it comes to recording your infant’s sleep, feeding and digestion events – events that happen multiple times a day.

By: 
Hayley Roper

Establishing a sleep schedule for infants during the first year can be unpredictable and exhausting. We spoke to one parent, who tracked the sleep and feeding patterns of her two children for the first few years of life.

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

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