Associations between infant temperament, maternal stress, and infants' sleep across the first year of life.
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Infant behavior & development, ISSN: 1934-8800, Vol: 39, Page: 131-5
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Effects of temperament and maternal stress on infant sleep behaviors were explored longitudinally. Negative temperament was associated with sleep problems, and with longer sleep latency and night wakefulness, whereas maternal stress was associated with day sleep duration, suggesting infant and maternal characteristics affect sleep differentially.