Good sleep routines key to getting kids snoozing: UBC
Wendy Hall, a sleep expert and UBC nursing professor, was quoted in an article in Surrey Now-Leader about a study that looked at how various practices help children sleep at night. “Research […]
Dec 7, 2018
Kids’ bedtime routine
Times Now of India and other media outlets highlighted a UBC review that found that most sleep routines are effective in helping kids sleep better and more consistently. The authors, […]
Dec 4, 2018
New review highlights importance of good sleep routines for children
Sleep hygiene—which includes practices like providing a cool and quiet sleeping environment or reading before bedtime to help kids unwind—is increasingly popular among parents looking to ensure their children get a good night’s rest.
Dec 3, 2018
Kids are sleep deprived and it’s affecting their development
Today’s Parent interviewed Wendy Hall, a UBC professor and sleep expert, for an article about sleep deprivation among children. “Things like not having regular household routines, not reinforcing bedtimes and […]
Nov 9, 2018
Why don’t we sneeze when we’re asleep
Wendy Hall, a professor at UBC’s school of nursing, was interviewed for a CBC Radio Quirks and Quarks article on why we don’t sneeze while sleeping. She said part of […]
Oct 22, 2018
Good sleep helps set kids up for success in school: UBC expert
With back to school just a few weeks away, parents are looking to get their children back into more regular sleep schedules to ensure they’re ready for the start of classes.
Aug 22, 2018
Anger overlooked as feature of postnatal mood disorders: UBC study
Women in the postpartum period should be screened for anger in addition to depression and anxiety, new research from the University of British Columbia suggests.
Jun 26, 2018
Toddlers getting screen time, despite guidelines to the contrary
More than half of Vancouver parents surveyed in a new study reported allowing their children to use electronic devices like smartphones and tablets, despite guidelines from the Canadian Pediatric Society recommending against screen time for children aged two and under.
Feb 14, 2018
How to stay sane when your child can’t sleep
Your child’s sleep problems may be making you depressed and unsure of your parenting skills, says a new paper by UBC sleep expert and nursing professor Wendy Hall.
Jun 26, 2017
Experts launch online child-sleep improvement tool for parents
Parents of children who don’t sleep well have a new resource to help them develop better sleep habits and routines for their child.
Nov 1, 2016
Scientists unveil new sleep guidelines for kids
A panel of pediatric specialists led by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) released their first sleep recommendations for children between four months and 18 years today.
Jun 13, 2016
Suffering in silence over infant loss
A UBC staff member teams up with a nursing professor to ensure parents who lose their babies get support.
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