Children need adequate sleep so that their body systems work correctly. Lack of good sleep can impact your child's health and behaviour, and also lead to insomnia. To prevent this, you should follow a bedtime routine in the house.
Impulsivity is also a core component of disorders like ADHD, eating disorders, substance abuse and other behavioural disorders. If the child struggles with depression, impulsivity can increase pose greater risk to his or her safety.
A well-slept child will always be able to concentrate and focus more in comparison to a child who hasn't slept properly. Proper sleep ensures a fresh, sharp and vigilant brain and if the baby has had a night of insufficient sleep, they are bound to be distracted, irritated and cranky.
World Sleep Day: If you try to make your baby sleep forcefully, you will fail miserably. When they get tired, he/she automatically dozes off without much effort. Hence, playing some fun game before bedtime is a brilliant idea.
The importance of sleep for one's mental and physical well-being has been highlighted by various studies time and again. However, a new study has established a link between sleep and the body's immune system.
The same report states that the rocking motion helps adults in sleeping better and also improves their memory. Those who were examined spent around three nights at the sleep laboratory in Geneva. It was deduced that those who were rocked slept for a longer period of time.
According to a new global study published in the European Heart Journal, sleep exceeding the recommended six to eight hours per night for adults may lead to an increased risk of early mortality and cardiovascular disease.
A recent study has found that ears remain active even when you have dozed off. The only reason why you cannot recollect the exact events or words is perhaps because of the brain, which rejects any external information received by the ears once you are asleep.