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Moon R, ed. 2013. Sleep: What every parent needs to know (2nd ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 219 pp.

Annotation: This book covers the importance of sleep to growth and development and addresses proper sleep and the challenges parents face in getting their children to sleep. Topics include ages, stages, and phases for all ages of children; bedtime routines and rituals; dealing with fears, nightmares, night terrors, sleep apnea; allergies and asthma; headaches, leg pains, seizures, abdominal or gastrointestinal issues, in addition to developmental disabilities or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders. Sleep safety and risk factors for sudden infant death are also discussed.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: $16.95, plus shipping and handling.

Keywords: Adolescents, Child development, Children, Children with special health care needs, Disabilities, Infants, SIDS, Sleep, Sleep apnea syndromes, Sleep disorders, Sleep position, Sleep stages

Lorenzo SB. 2011–. Sleep in infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant women: Knowledge path (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health,

Annotation: This knowledge path is a guide to resources about sleep in infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant women. Topics include anxiety and depression, autism spectrum, physical causes of sleep disturbances such as bruxism, insomnia, pregnancy, safe sleep for infants, and others. The path is aimed at health professionals, researchers, educators, and community advocates. Separate briefs present resources for families and schools. The knowledge path is updated periodically. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Bibliographies, Electronic publications, Infants, Knowledge paths, Pregnant women, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Sleep stages, Young children

Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange. 2011. Healthy sleep: For you and your baby. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange, 3 pp.

Annotation: This publication has information about a baby's sleep patterns in the first several months, quiet sleep, active sleep, and tips for sleepy parents. It is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Telephone: (800) 525-0127 Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Consumer education materials, Infants, Newborn infants, Non English language materials, Parent education, Sleep stages, Spanish language materials


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.