Depressed mothers more likely to disrupt infants’ sleep

Mothers with high depressive symptoms are more likely to worry excessively about their babies at night than mothers with low depressive symptoms, according to new research.

Depressed mums were found to wake up their children during the night, even though the children were not usually in need of parental care.

Researchers hope to investigate nighttime parenting more, as it an underdeveloped area of research.

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