Published Studies

Peer-reviewed published studies from our cutting-edge think tank of scientists, engineers, physicians, academic experts, and thought leaders
The feasibility of remote measurement of infant sleep and motor development
The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of two remote data collection methods for studying sleep and motor development in infancy and the relationship between the two.
A preliminary study on the performance of the Nanit auto-videosomnography scoring system against observed video scoring and actigraphy to estimate sleep-wake states in infants.
The goal was to examine the performance of the Nanit auto-videosomnography scoring system as a measure of sleep-wake states in infants compared to observed video scoring and actigraphy.
Parental Misperceptions About Infant Sleep as a Moderator Between Co-Sleeping and Infant Sleep
The purpose of this study was to investigate associations between co-sleeping, infant sleep, and parental misperceptions about infant sleep.
The impact of extreme summer temperatures in the United Kingdom on infant sleep: Implications for learning and development
We studied the impact of unusually high temperatures in the summer of 2022 on infants’ sleep.
Sleeping through COVID-19: a longitudinal comparison of 2019 and 2020 infant auto-videosomnography metrics.
This study used auto-videosomnography to capture the effects of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders imposed in the USA on objectively measured infant sleep.
Infant sleep during COVID-19: Longitudinal analysis of infants of US mothers in home confinement versus working as usual.
This study longitudinally compared the sleep of infants in the United States whose mothers were in home confinement to those whose mothers were working as usual throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sleep and screen exposure across the beginning of life: deciphering the links using big-data analytics.
This study examined the moderating role of age for both touchscreens' and television's relationship with sleep, using auto-videosomnography within a big-data sample of infants.
Let’s Talk about Sleep Baby: Sexual Activity Postpartum and Its Links with Room Sharing, Parent Sleep, and Objectively Measured Infant Sleep and Parent Nighttime Crib Visits
This study assessed the links between partnered sexual frequency and satisfaction postpartum and parent sleep, infant sleep, parent nighttime caregiving, and parent-infant room sharing.
COVID-19 babies: auto-videosomnography and parent reports of infant sleep, screen time, and parent well-being in 2019 vs 2020.
Compared to 2019, infants in 2020 slept ∼40 min more per night on average, as indicated by auto-videosomnography. Infants additionally had earlier sleep timing, and increased parent-reported sleep-...


Exploring the impact of bedtime routine consistency and bedtime electronic use on infant sleep
In this study we leveraged information from the BISQ-R together with objective sleep metrics from Nanit autovideosomonography to investigate the association between bedtime routines, electronics us...
The Relationship Between Timing and Variability of Bedtime in Infants and Parent Perception of Infant Sleep
Our study aimed to investigate the relationship between timing and variability of bedtime and infant sleep duration and parental perceptions of their child’s sleep. 
Postpartum Anxiety & Depression Sleep and temperament in 12 months old infants
In this study we propose to address this knowledge gap by investigating the relationship between infant sleep and temperament at 12 months of age, relying on objective sleep metrics.

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We've put together a cutting-edge think tank of scientists, engineers, physicians, academic experts, and thought leaders to develop best-in-class research among three primary pillars: Sleep Health, Postpartum Anxiety & Depression, and Pediatric Health and Wellness.