In case expectant mothers didn’t have enough to worry about, researchers at the University of Auckland have found a link between sleep position in the final hours of pregnancy and the risk of late stillbirth.
Can’t sleep? If darkening the room doesn’t help, you might try a cooling cap.
The snooze button on your alarm clock may not be the only casualty of a sleepless night.
For all the lead-up to having a baby, newborns don’t do much: eat, sleep, poop. Pooping happens without any parental intervention. Eating is a function of breast or bottle. But, ah, sweet slumber — that is the wild card.
Sad mood and sleep problems often go together — sleep disturbances like insomnia or, conversely, sleeping too much are common symptoms or warning signs of depression. Now, some doctors say that drugs that help regulate sleep …
Many studies (along with casual observation in any home with a teenager) have associated nighttime media use — video gaming, Internet surfing and TV time — with sleep deficits in teens. But the latest research fine tunes …
Kids may be blamed for wreaking havoc on parents’ quality of life, but what goes around comes around: new research shows that parents who aren’t getting along can affect their children’s sleep quality.
Have you ever been so exhausted that you feel basically half-asleep? Turns out, that may be what’s literally going on in your brain, according to a new study published in Nature.
Increasingly, studies show, getting the right amount of sleep is critical to maintaining a healthy weight. But does it matter when we sleep? A new study suggests that, yes, timing may be key: people who stay up late and sleep in …
Forming a new human being is the most complicated thing a person can do without really having to think about it. But that doesn’t mean women don’t fret over it.
Crying and waking up in the middle of night are routine during any newborn’s first few months. But if those wailing episodes continue on a regular basis past the first year, then they may signal possible behavioral problems down the road.
As anyone in a household with infants or toddlers knows, bedtime can be a nightmare. But that’s where technology, in the form of Web-based sleep counseling, can help.
The trouble with stress is that it seeps into every area of your life — affecting your sleep, mood and the size of your waistline. The interactions between these factors were the subject of a recent study in the International …