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New Japanese study reveals the best way to put a crying baby to sleep

  • Researchers from the Riken Research Institute in Japan tested the effects of four different actions on 21 crying infants aged 7 months and younger.
  • Their study, which was published in peer-reviewed journal Current Biology on Tuesday, had the babies’ mothers carry them while walking, sit while holding them, rock them in a stroller and put them to bed.
  • The researchers’ findings suggest that the best way to put crying babies to sleep is by walking with them for at least five minutes with no sudden movements, sitting and holding them for another eight minutes and then placing them gently into bed. 

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology on Tuesday has revealed the best way to put a crying baby to sleep.

The study, which was led by researchers from the Riken Research Institute in Japan, analyzed 21 babies aged 7 months or younger.

Asian-American and White Infants Receive the Best Care in California’s NICUs, Study Finds

A study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found that an infant’s race influences the quality of care he or she receives in California’s neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).

The study, published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, analyzed the quality of care received by 18,616 infants who were born between 2010 and 2014 in 134 neonatal intensive care units across the state.