Depression Link for Moms Whose Babies Wake During Night

According to research that found one in four mothers reported their baby’s sleep to be causing problems for them, mothers of infants who wake during the night are more likely to suffer from depression, stress, and poor physical health. The investigation was carried out by researchers at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Mothers reported on […]

INFANT SLEEP STUDY

In a New Study, Infants Were Sleeping More at Night Than During the Day  by 9 Weeks on Average A new study suggests the 24-hour body clock that regulates waking and sleeping matures over several weeks, starting at about 8 weeks of age. Cortisol, a hormone that helps the body deal with stress, kick-starts a […]

Naps Boost Babies’ Memory

A new study suggests that babies process and preserve memories during those many naps they take during the day. Study author Sabine Seehagen, a child and adolescent psychology researcher with Ruhr University Bochum in Germany said, “We discovered that sleeping shortly after learning helps infants to retain memories over extended periods of time. In both […]