- Kristin T. AvisAffiliated withDepartment of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Division, University of Alabama at Birmingham Email author
Sleep is one of a child’s primary activities from infancy to adolescence. Sleep in infancy and childhood is often thought of as a passive, inert, or isolated state, but it is actually a very active, physiological state that is influenced by a multitude of factors.
Remarkable changes occur in sleep patterns from infancy to adolescence. In early infancy (0–2 months), the typical sleep requirement is ...
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- Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development
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- 480. Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center
- 481. Department of Psychology MS 2C6, George Mason University
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- 1. Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Division, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1600 7th Avenue South, 35233, Birmingham, AL, USA
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