baby sleep

Toddler bedtime can switch on snooze
Toddler bedtime can switch on snooze (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Bedtime fading offers a strong solution to curb toddler bedtime tantrums and promote significant improvements in sleep patterns, research by Flinders University sleep experts has found. Toddler sleep disruption is a significant problem, with studies showing that sleep difficulties affect ... Read More »

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents
Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of ... Read More »

Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently
Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently. Results show that preterm children displayed more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness ... Read More »

Baby sleep routines and SIDS
Baby sleep routines and SIDS (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A USC research team is conducting one of the largest studies ever into sudden and unexpected infant deaths in Queensland. The researchers are sending surveys across the state to families with babies born during April and May this year asking ... Read More »

Insufficient sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioural problems in later years
Insufficient sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioural problems in later years (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital paediatrician finds that children ages 3 to 7 who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control and peer relationships in mid-childhood.  Reported online in the ... Read More »

Sleep, baby, sleep
Sleep, baby, sleep (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Families around the world had their dream questions answered as part of a global Facebook forum to mark Baby Sleep Day. Flinders University child sleep psychologist, Associate Professor Michael Gradisar, helped kickstart the Pediatric Sleep Council social media Q&A session, on 1 March. ... Read More »

Sleep research offers help for babies and parents
Sleep research offers help for babies and parents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Letting babies cry themselves to sleep may not cause the emotional, behavioural or parent-child attachment issues many parents fret about, a new study led by Flinders University has found. The study’s findings, published in the June edition of American Pediatrics, ... Read More »

Infants should sleep in their own beds to reduce the risk of SIDS
Infants should sleep in their own beds to reduce the risk of SIDS (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The advice given to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, has worked well, but the potential to save more lives exists. In addition to sleeping on their backs, infants should sleep in their own beds for the ... Read More »

Poor Infant Sleep May Predict Problematic Toddler Behaviour
Poor Infant Sleep May Predict Problematic Toddler Behaviour (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A study recently published in Developmental Neuropsychology finds a definite link between poor infant sleep and compromised attention and behaviour at the toddler stage. The research discovered that one-year-olds who experienced fragmented sleep were more likely to have difficulties concentrating ... Read More »

 
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