Sleep and Obesity

There have been a handful of recent articles about the various health impacts inadequate sleep has on children's health. A recent New York Times article shared a possible link researchers found between inadequate sleep in childhood and obesity. Quoted below, the article highlights what I try to convey to parents from day one : Teaching your child to sleep well is as important as anything you do as a parent to insure their safety, health, and ability to thrive! NYTimes: "Children who do not sleep enough may be increasing their risk for obesity, according to a new study. Researchers randomly divided 37 children aged 8 to 11 into two groups. Each group increased their habitual time in bed

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