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richard ferber’s baby sleeping method

Richard Ferber’s Baby Sleeping Method

The Ferber method is devised by Richard Ferber who is also the head of the Centre for Pediatric Sleep Disorders. The Ferber method deals in managing sleep routine for babies between 3-5 months of age. The purpose of the method is to make the baby adjust with the new environment to sleep and according to […]

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All you Need to Know About Sleep Myoclonus

Myoclonus refers to an involuntary, quick muscle jerk and for example hiccups are a form of myoclonus. Another example of a myoclonus occurs when you are sleeping in the form of a sudden jerk. Sleep myoclonus is definitely the most common type of a myoclonus and may awake someone from deep sleep.  The following is […]

Sleep Routine for Your Baby

The Real Importance of Sleep Routine for Your Baby

You must have heard many say that it is important to establish a certain sleeping routine for babies from the very beginning and to put them to bed almost on the same time every day. But have you ever wondered why this thing is so important?  Well the following part of the article will help […]

Duvet Cover Buying Guide

Duvet Cover Buying Guide

After a long and tiresome day, which can often be unpredictable and full of stress, the one thing that is guaranteed to make us feel better is climbing into bed at night. Nothing can beat a set of clean sheets and a fresh duvet cover. However, when it comes to buying new bed linen, several […]

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Insufficient Sleep May Lead To Teen Obesity

Here is another reason why your teen should get enough sleep, according to a new study. It has been found that insufficient rest among teens could translate to their becoming overweight. Whether it is being online, networking with friends, or spending time on other gadgets and texting, or even getting insufficient rest because the exams […]

What Is Sleep Debt And How Does It Impact Children?

What Is Sleep Debt And How Does It Impact Children?

Sleep debt as defined by Wikipedia is the cumulative effect of not getting enough sleep. A large sleep debt may lead to mental and/or physical fatigue. Sleep debt can be caused by partial sleep deprivation or total sleep deprivation. Among children as well sleep deprivation can cause very negative effects. In infants parents often try […]

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

Though each child is unique and many children seem to need more or less sleep than the norm, there are general guidelines about how much sleep children are observed to need. Newborn Infants tend to spend most of their time sleeping; as many as a total of 18 hours or more daily may be spent […]

Setting Up An Easy And Effective Bedtime For Your Child

Setting Up An Easy And Effective Bedtime For Your Child

When setting an effective bedtime, for your child, time is of the essence. You should choose an age appropriate time. You can also use things like night lights, a teddy bear, or music that they are content with them. You can also try a warm bath right before you lay them down. However you can […]

Sleep Patterns May Predict Depression Risk In Teens And Children

Sleep Patterns May Predict Depression Risk In Teens And Children

After conducting a five year study,  researchers found that sleep patterns in children and teens can help to predict risk of developing depression. Sleep is biological factor linked with  adult depression. Depressed adults tend to experience rapid-eye-movement sleep earlier in sleep cycle when compared to those who are not depressed. The study found that adolescents […]

Genes And Environment - Key Factors For Sleep Apnea In children

Genes And Environment – Key Factors For Sleep Apnea In children

Recently Journal Sleep showed that children who have siblings with obstructive sleep apnea disorder are at increased risk of developing sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) takes place when the air passages become blocked during sleep,which leads to cutting of breath in frequent periods. Mostly, Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with snoring and children with […]