64. Sleep in Infants and Children

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Stephen H. Sheldon

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch64

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Sheldon, S. H. (2005) Sleep in Infants and Children, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch64

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • sleep in premature infants;
  • consistent daytime napping;
  • periods of activity and quiescence in fetus


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Newborns, Infants, And Children

  • Sleep In The Premature Infant

  • Term Infants: Birth To Twelve Months

  • Two Years To Five Years

  • Five To Ten Years

  • References