sleep

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: 
Hayley Roper

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

By: 
Saurab Faruque

School should be a tool for growth and success, but school schedules are out of sync with sleep schedules, with negative consequences. During puberty, the body’s circadian rhythm naturally shifts back a couple of hours.

A study published by the  Journal of Sleep Research explores treatment options for children with autism who struggle to both fall asleep and stay asleep through the night.

By: 
Siddharth Krishna

We all know that sleep is good for us. But not just because resting gives us the energy to face the next day's demands. Many studies have established that not getting enough sleep regularly is highly correlated to a variety of mental and physical health problems.

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

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

By: 
Hayley Roper

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

By: 
Meg Guard

New 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.

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