Tag: sleep

The Importance of Sleep

Everyone knows that sleep is important (especially baby sleep). Adults need an average of seven to eight hours of sleep each night, minimum, in order to function normally. That means that when you get adequate sleep, you will be able think clearly, focus, ...
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Dream On: Why Sleep Is Important

Getting good sleep may not be on the top of your list but chances are it should be! While the exact science behind why sleep is important still under investigation, research shows that sleep shouldn’t be taken lightly. While the health benefits of getting...
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Sleep Averages: How Much Sleep Does Your Child Need?

Below are some general guidelines as to how many hours of sleep the AVERAGE child requires at various ages (taken from “Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems” by Dr. Richard Ferber). Remember, every child is different- some need more or less sleep than others- but ...
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Baby Sleep: A Drowsy Baby is a Baby Ready For Bed

People always ask how they can help their baby sleep. Often in my book, “Good Night, Sleep Tight”, I will instruct you to put your baby down to sleep when she is “drowsy but awake” so she can learn to do that last part of falling asleep ...
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