July 30, 2013

Pregnant and sleep deprived? The implications

Sleep-deprivation while pregnant can have far-reaching effects on mothers’-to-be according to a new study. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Michele Okun says, “Our results […]
October 18, 2012

Sleep, Or the Lack There Of, During Pregnancy: Study

Pregnancy is an extra ordinary occurrence in any women’s life. Not only does your body help to grow a human being, but your body also helps […]
October 3, 2012

Safe Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy

As your pregnancy progresses, you will notice that sleeping comfortably can be next to impossible. Some positions are more comfortable than others, but some are also […]
July 6, 2012

Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Nightmare

(HealthDay News) — Everyone has bad dreams, but they can be especially frightening for young children. The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital offers these suggestions for the […]
June 26, 2012

Health Tip: Prepare Children for Sleep

(HealthDay News) — Young children need plenty of quality sleep each night, but meeting that goal can be a struggle for parents.       The […]
March 5, 2012

Encourage A Healthy Sleeping Pattern For Your Baby

It is normal for a newborn baby to sleep a lot, typically up to 17 hours a day! However, during the first new weeks of life, […]
January 17, 2012

Helping Newborns Learn To Sleep

Some moms have all the luck in the world with their newborn little angels sleeping soundly right through the night from just a few weeks. But […]
January 5, 2012

Missed Naps Could Put Toddlers at Risk for Mood Disorders

THURSDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) — Toddlers who miss daytime naps may be at increased risk for mood disorders later in life, a new study indicates. […]
December 30, 2011

Health Tip: What is a Night Terror?

(HealthDay News) — A night terror may cause a child to wake up sweating and screaming, and parents might think their child is having a “super” […]
November 22, 2011

Health Tip: Help Your Newborn Sleep at Night

(HealthDay News) — For exhausted parents who are desperate to get at least a few consecutive hours of sleep, there are things you can do to […]
November 2, 2011

Health Tip: Sleep Soundly During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) — Getting plenty of sleep is important during pregnancy, but those inevitable physical changes while you’re pregnant can make sleep uncomfortable. The National Sleep […]
November 1, 2011

Poor Sleep Might Be Linked to Preterm Labor

TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women who have trouble sleeping or experience sleep disruptions during their first or third trimesters are more likely to […]
September 16, 2011

Accidental Medication Poisonings in Kids on the Rise

FRIDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) — Despite ongoing prevention efforts, a growing number of young children are being accidentally poisoned with medications, according to new research. […]
September 8, 2011

The Ins And Outs On Sleepwalking!

You are just about to fall asleep and you hear loud crashes and strange noises coming from your child’s room. Or worse, you wake up to […]
June 24, 2011

Sleep Issues – Why Babies Wake

A lot of sleep problems are not problems at all! They exist because adults have an unrealistic idea of how much a baby should sleep. In […]