• Uninterrupted Infant Sleep, Development, and Maternal Mood

    17 days ago - By AAP Publications

    OBJECTIVES:
    Contrary to the importance of total sleep duration, the association between sleeping through the night and development in early infancy remains unclear. Our aims were to investigate the proportion of infants who sleep through the night at ages 6 and 12 months in a longitudinal cohort and to explore associations between sleeping through the night, mental and psychomotor development, maternal mood, and breastfeeding.
    METHODS:
    At 6 and 12 months of age, maternal reports were used to assess the longest period of uninterrupted infant sleep and feeding method. Two different criteria...
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