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Tips Oct 26, 2017

How much sleep does a child need?

Susan Light, MD Pediatrician

Everybody knows that getting a baby to sleep can be tough. But as kids get older, they often face new challenges when it comes to getting enough sleep.

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Patient Stories Apr 15, 2017

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin thinks ‘inside the box’ to promote safe sleeping

Hilary Dickinson Writer

At least one Wisconsin infant dies every week in an unsafe sleep environment. In order to address this preventable tragedy, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services is piloting an initiative to distribute “Newborn Nests” to parents in need of a safe place for their babies to sleep.

Baby sleeping in crib and woman holding her head
Tips Sep 01, 2016

Answering questions about safe sleep for babies and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Jason Jarzembowski, MD, PhD Interim Medical Director

I had the opportunity recently to talk on our Facebook page about safe sleep for babies and answer questions from parents about a wide range of topics, including the ABC’s of safe sleep, crib bumpers and sudden infant death syndrome.

Girl sleeping
Tips May 19, 2015

Why uncontrolled asthma can cause sleep problems in children

Lynn D’Andrea, MD Medical Director

Sleep is a time to rest and replenish. Unfortunately, sleep is often considered a luxury these days, as there are so many activities that disrupt our sleep.