For toddlers, bedtime problems are a common occurrence. Here are a few tips for getting your toddler to go to — and stay in — bed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a recent policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended that middle schools and high schools delay the start of class to at least 8:30 a.m. So why the change?
In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics published updated guidelines regarding the medical care for children with Down syndrome. It was recommended that all children with Down syndrome should have a sleep study by age 4.
Head banging is a type of rhythmic movement that healthy infants and children may use to fall asleep at the beginning of the night and during normal nighttime arousals in the middle of the night.