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On today’s episode, we discuss sleep from an anthropological perspective.  You will learn about sleep stages and why it’s important to know if there are tigers nearby.  Don’t miss it.

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Things we talked about:

The baby registry should be for parents [7:22]

The story of Dr. Jen

Is your baby sleeping through the night? [13:10]

Stage 4 sleep [14:12]

REM Sleep [14:58]

Adults wake 5-8 times a night [15:50]

Benefit to sleeping near mother [22:50]

80% of parents say their 1-year-old has sleep issues [23:32]

Independence [24:46]

Preventing deep sleep [31:15]

Moral implications from normal baby behaviors [32:30]

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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!

Dr. Jen’s website (see “infants” link for Is Your Baby Sleeping Through the Night yet? And see “Soap Box” link for other blog posts)

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes