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Mommy Brain Revisited

31 EpisodesProduced by Dr. Jodi PawluskiWebsite

A podcast for parents, health care providers, scientists and anyone interested in current research on ‘mommy brain’ and brain changes with parenting. Talking with leading researchers in the field. Support this podcast:

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23. Sleep and Motherhood

In this episode of Mommy Brain Revisited I talk with Dr Katherine M. Sharkey, an Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry & Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in the USA. We talk about her research on sleep in motherhood and how it is related to maternal mood disorders and breastfeeding. She also does some myth busting: Is poor sleep in pregnancy preparing you for the postpartum? Should you sleep when baby sleeps? Are new dads sleeping more? We talk a lot about getting our babies and kids to sleep but in this podcast it is all about parent’s sleep – how important it is and how to improve it.  You won’t want to miss this one!

For more information about Dr. Sharkey and her research click here.

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