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  • Help Teens Get the Sleep They Need

    Teenagers are one of the most sleep-deprived segments of the population. Most teens require at least nine hours of sleep but get much, much less. The teenage years are a time when school, homework, community service, extracurricular activities,...

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  • Why We Never Ask: “Is It Safe for Infants to Sleep Alone?”

    Historical Origins of Scientific Bias in the Bed-sharing SIDS “Debate” “ Bad science sets out to make a point, looks neither to the left nor to the right but only straight ahead for evidence that supports the point it sets out to make. When it...

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  • Early Bedtime Means Better Baby Sleep

    In their efforts to encourage their baby to sleep better, one approach that many parents use is to put their baby to bed later in the evening. They think, “If he’s “really tired” he’ll sleep better, right?” Wrong! This often backfires because Baby...

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  • Chiropractic Care of a 3-Year-Old Male with Sleep Disordered Breathing Syndrome

    Abstract Objective: To describe the chiropractic care of a patient with a chief complaint of “sleeping problems.” Clinical Features: A 3-yr-old boy with “sleeping problems” characterised as loud snoring, episodes of “breath-holding” and...

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  • Eating Right for Sleep

    Food has a huge impact on a child’s well-being. It can energize, increase hyperactivity, or induce fatigue. Just as a lack of sleep can jumble a child’s thinking or cause learning problems, so can an inadequate diet. Each child is a unique...

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  • Infant Sleep

    Choosing a Place for Your Baby to Sleep (Excerpt from Dr. Neustaedter's book Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents, North Atlantic Books, Spring 2005) Newborn infants sleep an average of 20 hours per day, and that amount of sleep...

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  • Swaddling Helps Babies Sleep

    A new study shows the time-honored tradition of swaddling might help babies sleep. “In many parts of the world, infants are swaddled to sleep, with their bodies tightly wrapped in tissue cloths, sheets, or light blankets,” Patricia Franco, MD,...

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  • Introducing Solids to Help a Baby Sleep

    I have a patient who is breast feeding her 3 month old baby. The baby is quite long for his age and doesn’t sleep through the night because he allegedly gets quite hungry. The nurse recommended supplementing the breast milk with Pablum to fill him...

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  • Ear Infection, Constipation & Sleep Disturbance Resolves After Adjustments

    The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of chiropractic care on a patient with chronic otitis media.  Otitis media is the inflammation of the middle ear.  Otitis media affects those of all ages, but is most prominent among...

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  • Infant Sleep and Industry Dollars

    The crib industry has gotten in bed with the CPSC to announce dramatically that 60 babies per year die from accidents in adult beds. They plan a large campaign to educate doctors and retailers about the supposed danger. One detail they seem to leave...

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  • The Effects of Sleep Restriction and Extension on School-Age Children

    This study assessed the effects of modest sleep restriction and extension on children's neurobehavioral functioning (NBF). The sleep of 77 children (age: M=10.6 years; range=9.1–12.2 years) was monitored for...

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  • Breastfeeding & Bedsharing: Still Useful (And Important) After All These Years

    Mothers and infants sleeping side by side, also known as co-sleeping, is the evolved context of human infant sleep development. Until very recent times, for all human beings, co-sleeping constituted a prerequisite for infant survival. For the...

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  • Sleep-Debt Linked with Temper Tantrums

    A new study confirms what many parents, teachers and doctors have suspected: Lack of sleep provokes behavioral problems in young children.  Specifically, 2- and 3- year-olds who sleep less than 10 hours per 24-hour period are nearly 25% more...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/sleep-debt-linked-with-temper-tantrums.html

  • Breastfeeding Increases Sleep Duration of New Parents

    This study describes sleep patterns for mothers and fathers after the birth of their first child and compares exclusive breast-feeding families with parents who used supplementation during the evening or night at 3 months postpartum. ...

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  • Infant Sleep Disorders and Maternal Post-Natal Depression are Serious Problems

    When an infant is not getting enough sleep, neither is the mother. When a mother is experiencing post natal depression, her emotions may be affecting the infant's ability to sleep. This 2002 study in BMJ examines this...

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  • Guidelines: Shared Sleep and Safe Sleeping

    It is important to be responsive to a baby’s nighttime needs. Attachment Parenting International (API) advocates keeping baby in close proximity in a safe sleeping environment. In many cultures, it is considered normal and expected for parents to...

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  • Co-Sleeping Benefits

    The Benefits of Co-Sleeping (From the API News - Spring 2002. © 2002 Attachment Parenting International - www.attachmentparenting.org) When it comes to research about co-sleeping, there's good news and there's bad news. The good news is that there is...

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  • Family Bed

    The Family Bed Defended©The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is launching a mass-media national campaign aimed at "reducing deaths associated with placing babies in adult...

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  • Nighttime Breastfeeding: How Does it Affect Maternal Mental Health?

    There is a movement afoot in childbirth education and perinatal health, urging mothers to avoid nighttime breastfeeding to decrease their risk for postpartum depression. We know that if mothers follow this advice, it will have a negative impact on...

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  • Pathways Issue 18 - Summary and References

    Letter from the Editor Jeanne Ohm, DC On May 8-11, 2008 in Philadelphia, a historic event called Freedom for Family Wellness took place. It was described as “a live version of...

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