Health - HEALTH NEWS - BABIES' SLEEP PROBLEMS MAY RAISE CHANCES OF ANXIETY LATER IN CHILDHOOD
28/10/2020 @ 14h50
"Babies who persistently struggle with sleep in their first year are THREE TIMES more likely to have anxiety by age four," reports the Mail Online.
A new Australian study has looked at nearly 1,500 mother-child pairs to see whether babies with persistent and severe sleep problems (waking 3 or more times a night on most nights) were more likely to show signs of mental health problems in later childhood. They found these children, when aged 4 and 10, were more likely to have emotional problems such as anxiety about being away from parents, but not more likely to have hyperactivity or developmental disorders. Read more HERE.
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