Short Sleep Duration in Infancy and Risk of Childhood Overweight

Authors: Elsie M. Taveras, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Emily Oken, Erica P. Gunderson, and Matthew W. Gillman
Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 162(4):305-311

Daily sleep duration of less than 12 hours during infancy appears to be a risk factor for overweight and adiposity in preschool-aged children.

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