Published Studies

Peer-reviewed published studies from our cutting-edge think tank of scientists, engineers, physicians, academic experts, and thought leaders
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-...
Implementation of Behavioral Interventions for Infant Sleep Problems in Real-World Settings
Michal Kahn, Natalie Barnett, and Michael Gradisar Objectives To compare the real-world frequency, timing, duration, difficulty, and helpfulness of 3 infant Behavioral Sleep Intervention (BSI) a...


Postpartum Anxiety & Depression Sleep and temperament in 12 months old infants
Thus, the aim of this study is to quantify the associations between maternal depression symptoms, sleep duration, and partner involvement in infant care at night. 
Sleep Health Neighborhood Noise and Child Sleep: Insights from Objective Sleep Data
The aim of this study was to explore the association between neighborhood noise and objective infant sleep data. 
Sleep Health Spring forward and Fall back: Effects of biennial time change on parents' stress and sleep
This study inquired about parents' stress levels regarding the Daylight Saving time change and how the DST time change impacted their sleep duration. 

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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.