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Sleep on It

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS SUPPORTS CHILDHOOD SLEEP GUIDELINES The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a Statement of Endorsement supporting the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) guidelines outlining recommended sleep duration for children from infants to teens. The … Continue reading

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Sleep 101

Sleep hygiene information from the CDC is here. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for sleep problems and insomnia information link. Quick start for teen sleep issues is here.   Infant Sleep handouts for night criers and feeders are on this post. How … Continue reading

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How Can I Make My Child Taller?

Your child’s height is a combination of many things: family genetics and growth patterns, sleep and nutrition. If there were an easy way to predict your child’s ultimate height, there would be an app for that! Pediatricians approach this question … Continue reading

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Sleep Better: Teen Sleep Study at UC Berkeley

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Sleeping Through the Night

Babies can sleep 5-6 hours straight around the age of 4 months and about 16 pounds. Developing healthy sleep associations is important and can help baby and parents get the rest everyone needs. Advice on sleeping through the night from … Continue reading

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How Many Hours of Sleep Does My Child Need?

  Sleep. Kids need it.¬†Parents want them to have it. Sleep needs change with age. ¬†Here’s the hours of sleep in a day by age showing average hours spent sleeping at night and hours spent napping during the day. Remember … Continue reading

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Summer Homework for Little Ones

School’s out, the days are longer, and there is so much to see and do outdoors. There are fewer colds and tummy viruses, and for the baby and toddler crowd, now is a good time to think about making changes … Continue reading

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