Modeling development of sleep-wake behaviors. II. Results of two cohorts of preterms.

A mixed general linear model analysis of the development of sleep-wake states was conducted on 37 high-risk preterm infants and replicated with a second cohort of 34 infants. Most dependent variables showed significant development over the preterm period: active sleep decreased, and active waking, quiet waking, and the organization of active sleep and quiet… CONTINUE READING