Sleep Disorders

Creating a Safe and Sleepy Environment for Baby


Lie baby on his or her back

Adjust the lighting

Be aware of smells

Add a little noise

Keep baby on a firm, clear surface

Set the right temperature

Dressing for bed

Establish a routine

Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks was a digital editor at HealthCentral with a background in animal biology, ecology, and health science. While studying broadcast journalism, she discovered the great need for health reporters that could translate research to the public. In her work, she hopes to use research to help consumers make smart decisions about their healthcare, and empower patients to stay confident and in charge of their chronic conditions. She helped launch HealthCentral's inaugural MythWeek.