All parents know the struggle― it’s late at night, you’ve had a long day, and you’re struggling to get your child to go to sleep. Check out these tips from a pediatrician and mom who has been there.
By Dr. Georgie Pechulis, pediatric hospitalist at CHOC The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released updated recommendations on safe sleep practices for infants under one year of age, which are outlined below. Safe sleep is a top priority for all parents to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related […]
CHOC wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Anjalee Warrier Galion, a pediatric neurologist and sleep specialist. Q: What is your education and training? A: I attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School, and completed my residency in pediatrics at University […]
Healthy sleep is critical for children and teens. Sleep disorders, such as problems falling asleep and sleep apnea, affect your child’s ability to get the sleep needed for good growth, development and overall health. Even infants may have sleep disorders. However, a pediatric sleep disorder can be treated with the help of a sleep specialist. In […]
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, but parents should remember two things year-round to keep babies safe during sleep: babies should sleep alone and on their backs, a CHOC community educator tells CHOC Radio. In podcast No. 36, Amy Frias outlines tips for parents to ensure their child stays safe while sleeping: […]
One of the most important investments you can make in your teen’s academic success won’t cost a dime. A good night’s sleep is essential to concentration, learning, memory-retention and problem-solving skills. Despite the best intentions, students who regularly burn the midnight oil are actually undermining themselves. That’s because the brain needs enough hours of quality […]
As new parents often find, no one in the house sleeps if the baby doesn’t sleep. It’s very common to have sleep troubles with a baby, especially as new habits and routines are being developed. Newborns and babies should get the recommended amount of sleep based on their age. These recommendations are only guidelines and […]