Sleep and EEG features of newborns with 18 and 13 trisomy syndromes.

Serial polygraphic recordings of two to three hours duration were made in five full-term newborns with trisomy 18 and one full-term newborn with trisomy 13 syndrome. The newborns with 18 trisomy syndrome were poor sleepers with long periods of wakefulness and/or drowsiness. There were no consistent abnormalities in the sleep profile characteristic of 18 or… CONTINUE READING