Children and Infants
In this section of Sleep.org, we’ll cover everything you need to know about your children and their sleep needs. Starting with newborns, you’ll find coverage around the amount of sleep your child needs and how that changes over time, how to get your children to sleep, as well as sleep issues that face children as they age.
How Much Sleep Do Babies Need?
Babies are asleep for more than half of their first year of life. This time spent sleeping allows an infant's brain and nervous system to develop, preparing them for the years to come. We cover how much sleep your baby needs to promote healthy growth, why sleep is so crucial for infants and toddlers, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about infant sleep habits.
All Children and Infants Articles
Which Type of Mattress is Best?
Can't decide which type of mattress to buy? Our comprehensive guide explores the designs, price ranges, and pros and cons of different types of mattresses.
How to Avoid Sabotaging Your Sleep Schedule While Traveling
Receive excellent sleep while traveling by following measures to prevent jet lag and packing some key accessories that help promote sound sleep.
Are All-Nighters Bad for Your Health?
The quick answer is that all-nighters are bad for your health. Sleep deprivation negatively impacts performance, physical health, and mental health.
Tips for Sleeping Well on Your Period
Period and premenstrual symptoms can affect the quality of your sleep, but there are steps you can take throughout your cycle to get enough rest.