Sleep Regressions, Sleep Training FAQs
By Sleep Training Kids
No conclusive, universally accepted evidence proves whether or not all sleep regressions are real.
However, some studies correlate developmental transitions and sleep disturbances.
Over the last handful of decades, researchers have begun to realize that there are normal periods of disruption and disorganization in development.
Researchers refer to these periods of disturbed sleep as sleep disturbances, not sleep regressions.
– During or after a vacation – When there’s been a time change – After a large life change, like parents separating or divorcing
So while sleep regression isn’t a diagnosable condition, sleep disturbances are being shown to be a reality, time and time again throughout published, peer-reviewed scientific studies.
And scientists refer to them as sleep disturbances, not regressions.
Studies rely heavily on self-reports or surveys
Every child develops at their own pace
Children’s development is affected by countless factors
Studies rely on large quantities of reliable data
Sleep deprivation affects memory
Sleep Regressions | Sleep Training FAQs