Sleep Training: A Q&A With Pediatric Sleep Consultant Susie Parker

Quality sleep and a new baby don’t always go hand in hand. While babies sleep for approximately 14 to 17 hours in a 24-hour period, these stretches of sleep are often intermittent at best. To help their infants adopt more sustainable sleep schedules, many parents are turning to pediatric sleep consultants. A 2018 study from McGill …

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“Anti-Energy” Drinks Emerge As Sleep-Inducing Trend

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Anti-energy drinks may be the next big trend in the sleep aids market. Anti-energy drinks aren’t new (they’ve been around for approximately a decade), but they are undergoing a new surge in popularity. According to an IBIS World report, the relaxation drink industry has grown by almost 16% over the past five years and hit …

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The Gregory Hotel In NYC Offers Guests A Sleep-Promoting Hotel Room

Guests who choose to stay in The Gregory Hotel’s Ultimate Sleep Room will spend the night in a room that’s decked out with one purpose in mind: helping vacationers get those all-important, high-quality Zzzs. “We developed this activation to help promote National Sleep Awareness Month,” Area Managing Director for Highgate Yaniv Packin told Mattress Clarity …

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Daylight Saving Time Changes Sleepy Shoppers’ Purchasing Habits

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If you spent last week walking around like a zombie, you’re not alone. Research consistently finds that daylight saving time leaves people sleep-deprived and tired. Now, a new series of six studies suggests the tiredness provoked by daylight saving time may lead consumers to opt for more variety in their purchasing habits. What’s more, this …

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Today’s World Sleep Day! Check Out Our Team’s Top Sleep Tips

World Sleep Day (March 15) is a celebration of sleep. According to the World Sleep Society, which hosts the annual event, it’s “a call to action” regarding sleep health issues ranging from sleep medicine and education to how sleep impacts us socially and emotionally. With that sentiment in mind, we’ve gone through the archives and …

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Mythbusting Review Says Exercising Before Bedtime Is Actually Okay

For years, common wisdom has held that exercising in the hours leading up to bedtime can make it harder to fall asleep. Now, a new review challenges this long-held sleep hygiene recommendation by suggesting that moderate exercise before bed might actually make it easier to fall and stay asleep. The study, which was conducted by …

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LeBron James Sleeps A Lot. Here’s Why Other Athletes Should Too

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LeBron James has made headlines for many reasons over the years. The NBA powerhouse and newly minted Lakers star has earned multiple NBA Most Valuable Player Awards and two Olympic gold medals, among many other accolades. But more recently, James has been gaining attention for a different reason: The man sleeps a lot. During a …

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NFL Players Are Using Sleep Number Beds To Help Optimize Their Performance

In January, the National Football League (NFL) and popular retailer Sleep Number announced a new partnership that made Sleep Number the Official Sleep and Wellness Partner of the NFL. Sleep Number also gave every active player in the league access to a Sleep Number 360® smart bed and accompanying sleep health tracking technology. Nearly a …

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Late-Night Tweeting Impairs Basketball Players’ Sleep And Athletic Performance

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NBA players who skip sleep in favor of late-night tweeting perform worse in games the next day, a new study found. The study, which was published in the journal Sleep Health, examined how acute sleep deprivation impacts professional athletes’ game-time performance (1). This latest study adds to two distinct, growing bodies of research: one that …

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Dogs Vs. Cats: Study Sheds Light On How Different Pets Affect Sleep Quality

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The battle of Dog People versus Cat People just got some more ammunition. New research suggests that when it comes to sleep quality, dog owners may have a leg up on cat owners. It’s the first study to investigate the distinct impacts of dogs versus cats on human sleep. We spoke with the study’s lead …

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