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Sleeping Like a Baby

Thursday, June 24, 2004
A recent study conducted by Decima Research Group on behalf of Johnson and Johnson revealed that only one in three parents describe their baby as being an excellent sleeper. The researchers found that 59% of Canadian parents admit to having difficulty getting their baby to sleep one to four nights a week.

Unfortunately, the researchers didn't think to investigate what percentage of parents attending prenatal class reunions tend to oversell their newborns' sleep accomplishments (e.g., defining any four to five hour block of sleep that happens to occur between dusk and dawn as "sleeping through the night"). Now that would make for an interesting study....

| posted by Ann D @ 3:30 PM