Research on Sleep and Children

Sleep effects everyone and therefore there is a never-ending array of new info on sleep issues.

Parents Spending Any Part Of The Night With Their Infants Report Poor Sleep

Parental adaptation to infant sleep was poorer when infants spent any part of the night with their parents, even when parents endorsed… [fully story]

High School Students With A Delayed School Start Time Sleep Longer, Report Less Daytime Sleepiness

High school students with a delayed school start time are more likely to take advantage of the extra time in bed, and less likely to report daytime… [full story]

Children With Migraine At Increased Risk Of Sleep Disturbances

Children with migraine are more likely to have sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and lack of sleep, than children without migraine… [full story]

Sleep Problems Linked To Obesity, Lower Quality Of Life In School-aged Children

There is an increased prevalence of sleep problems among school-aged children who are obese… [full story]

Poor Sleep May Increase Odds Of Emotional, Behavioral Disturbances Including ADHD

Insufficient sleep among adolescents may not only contribute to lower grades and a lack of motivation, but may also increase the odds of serious levels of emotional and behavioral disturbances… [full story]

Reduced Sleep On School Nights Begins In Early Adolescence

The trend for delays and reductions of school-night sleep begins early in adolescence, even with delayed school start times. According to the results, 37 percent of the seventh graders were falling… [full story]