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Video Abstract: Profiles and Predictors of Infant Sleep Problems across the First Year

Video Author: Fallon Cook
Published on: 09.27.2019

It is unclear whether distinct trajectories of infant sleep problems exist and whether it is possible to predict which infants will have sleep problems. Drawing on longitudinal community cohort data, this study aimed to identify unique patterns of infant sleep problems across the first postnatal year and examine a range of pre and postpartum factors associated with these profiles. Heightened maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and poorer prenatal physical health and wellbeing were associated with increased risk for persistent severe infant sleep problems across the first postnatal year. Read the article.

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