16 minutes | Jan 29, 2020

Rockabye Baby: Cultivating Sleep Rituals for Health and Wellbeing

As people grow older and lead busier lives, sleep often becomes an unconscious paradise longed for throughout the day. For children, however, sleep is often avoided at all costs. The world is new! Exciting! And must be explored! Agatha and Dr. Greene delve into the circadian rhythm, ways to create sleep rituals, and even explain how we’re affected by zeitgebers. (Hint: That’s not a type of alien). With a little discipline, it’s possible to cultivate good sleeping habits from even the earliest days, encouraging deep rest and relaxation so children are primed to be their most healthy and happy.   Links Dreamy Hush Time   Thanks for listening! We love our listeners! Drop us a line and leave guest suggestions at https://bambinifurtuna.com/pages/podcast or visit us on Social Media!   https://www.instagram.com/bambinifurtuna/ https://www.instagram.com/agatharelotaluczo/ https://www.instagram.com/drgreene/   Big Ideas  Getting young infants into a sleep routine. [01:09] Ideal times to go to sleep. [05:14] Similarities between symptoms of ADHD and lack of sleep. [11:25]   Quotes “In the wild if you look at animals you don’t see sleep problems. They’re in sync with the cues around them that help them sleep.” [00:45] “One of the most difficult times to sleep in all of childhood is right next to one of the biggest developmental milestones: that’s learning to walk.” [02:50] “Kids learn early on what are the cues in the environment that it’s time to fall sleep, and a lot of that has to do with routine.” [06:16]
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