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What happens to a child physiologically when they are sleep deprived? Prioritize sleep..  Read more here…

 

Melatonin For Children? A Guide for Parents
Pediatricians frequently recommend melatonin for children with sleep problems, or parents might try it themselves. However, the proper use of melatonin is frequently misunderstood. Here is a guide for parents and pediatricians to decide if a child should try it, and to understand how it should be used.
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Toddlers’ sleep problems tied to behavior issues later
Toddler sleep plays a vital role in behaviour later in childhood
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You read what? Well read this and be rest assured …
I try not to court controversy because I don’t actually see parenting as all that controversial.
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Regular naps are ‘key to learning’
The key to learning and memory in early life is a lengthy nap, say scientists. Trials with 216 babies up to 12 months old indicated they were unable to remember new tasks if they did not have a lengthy sleep soon afterwards.
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New scientific findings on the importance of sleep and the sleeping brain.
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Sleep deprivations’ side effects: 
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study.
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Importance of napping in toddlers:
Acute sleep restriction effects on emotion responses in 30- to 36-month-old-children
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The Purpose of the Sleeping Brain:
The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day’s thinking, researchers have shown.
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ADHD or Sleep Disorders? Are we getting it wrong?
Millions of children and adults struggle with symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a condition marked by problems with concentration, impulse control, organization, and memory. It can be a frustrating and difficult condition, stigmatizing and often isolating for those who suffer from it.

But what if some of those who’ve been diagnosed with ADHD are, in fact, suffering from another disorder altogether — a sleep disorder?
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Bedtimes that vary lead to behavioral problems in kids
Children who don’t have a fixed bedtime show more behavioural problems than those who go to bed at the same time every night, a new study has found.
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http://scienceofmom.com/2012/03/30/helping-babies-cope-with-stress-and-learn-to-sleep/

 

http://drgeraldstein.wordpress.com/2010/03/11/what-children-need-from-parents-iii-beware-the-extinction-burst/

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21572686?SThisFB

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/28/memory-sleep-kids-learning_n_2775599.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share

 

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/11/a-firm-grasp-on-comfort/?smid=fb-share

 

http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112756791/babies-should-cry-themselves-back-to-sleep-010313/

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/opinion/sunday/diagnosing-the-wrong-deficit.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

http://www.babble.com/baby/health-and-safety/baby-sleep-training-does-cry-it-out-method-harm-kids/

 

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/10/really-using-a-computer-before-bed-can-disrupt-sleep/

 

http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/the_kids/2013/07/clinical_lactation_jumps_on_the_dr_sears_bandwagon_to_say_sleep_training.single.html