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Children, Teens & Sleep

Three Things You Need to Know About Your Child’s Sleep Environment

Jim Spilsbury, PhDA child’s sleep environmentmay differ widely across cultural and social settings. Although the presence and use of...

Pointers for Parents

What can you do to be sure your teen gets enough sleep to be healthy and perform at his...

Sleep and Teens – Biology and Behavior

Mary A. Carskadon, PhDHow much sleep do teens need? And how much sleep are they realistically getting? Based on current data,...

My Child Has Trouble Sleeping, What Now?

Melisa Moore, PhDAs every parent, grandparent, relative, and friend of a child with difficulty sleeping knows, sleep problems have...

Is Your Child’s Snoring A Sign of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Habitual snoring is usually not a reason for parents be concerned. As many as one in 10 kids under...

Sleep Training Your Child? 5 Things to Remember

Babies need a lot of sleep. When they’re between four and 11 months old, they need 12 to 15...

Development of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and Sleep Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep....

Could My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

"Caleb was two when we first noticed his loud snoring," said Scott, Caleb's father. "We were alarmed but didn't...

How Blue Light Affects Kids & Sleep

As difficult as it is to get kids to stop watching TV or using their electronic devices before bedtime,...

Children's Stress & Sleep

Helping kids get a better night’s sleep sometimes starts with managing their anxiety. Children’s stress often goes unnoticed by...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...