Baby sleep news October 18, 2016

As a citizen science project, Baby Sleep Study relies on the help of parents logging their baby's sleep, eating, and diaper changes on the smartphone app, Baby Connect.  We understand that as a parent, you live a busy life and we sincerely appreciate you taking time to participate. Your contribution is valuable and together we are extending research beyond the lab.

 

Toddler night waking: “Why does my baby wake up crying?”

By: 
Craig Canapari, MD.

“One of the biggest questions I get in Sleep Clinic is, 'why does my baby wake up crying at night?'.

By: 
Pascal Wallisch

How much sleep should you be getting per night?

7-8 hours per night (9 hours if you want to play it safe) for adults (ages 18-60). Read on if you are interested in details of how this impacts different aspects of your health.

By: 
Craig Canapari, MD.

"Pediatricians  frequently recommend melatonin for children with sleep problems, or parents might try it themselves. However, the proper use of melatonin is frequently misunderstood.