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Sleep and Vigilance

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 97–98 | Cite as

Proper Sleep During Pregnancy for Mental Health of Newborn: An Evidence Based Appeal to Policy Makers

  • Kamalesh K. Gulia
  • Velayudhan Mohan Kumar
Correspondence
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Abstract

In this letter to the editor/correspondence, the aim was to draw attention towards prevailing sleep loss during peri-partum in the present society that has serious consequences on the cognitive development of children. Recent research has provided several evidences for it and this issue is a big challenge of wider consideration and interest.

Notes

Acknowledgements

The research grants from the Cognitive Science Research Initiation program of the Department of Science and Technology, India (SR/CSI/110/2012 and SR/CSRI/102/2014), to KKG and VMK is acknowledged.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare no competing financial interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Sleep Research, Biomedical Technology WingSree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and TechnologyTrivandrumIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Former Emeritus Scientist of Indian Council of Medical Research, Council of Scientific and Industrial ResearchSree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and TechnologyTrivandrumIndia

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