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Women’s sleep health links [2019]

women sleep health2019 (completed Jan 30, 2019)

The following are vetted links directing readers to useful women’s sleep health news stories, research studies, personal essays, blog posts, and other sources for the year 2019.

This is a work in progress, frequently updated. Links are organized by topic and listed first by date (most recent first). Links may appear under more than one topic designation depending upon content. You may use the key below to differentiate from different kinds of content.

This resource is for anyone interested in women’s sleep health: the general public, physicians, researchers, allied healthcare professionals, students, or journalists—anyone who is looking for reliable information on sleep health.

[These links are vetted and curated to the best of my ability.—Curation by journalist Tamara Kaye Sellman RPSGT CCSH]

To find links to original content in SleepyHeadCentral written specifically on the topic of women’s sleep health, visit the Women’s Health page. 


KEY:

♦ Research study or abstract

Blog or columnist

♥ Personal essay

Ξ Journalism (news & feature) and press releases

Multimedia (podcast or video clip)


This curation was last updated on Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019.

Menopause

Ξ Jan 28, 2019: Nadu A. Tuakli, MD Released a Book Women Over 35 Must Read To Craft the Best Quality Of Life As They Age (Digital Journal)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause (Medscape)

Ξ Jan 9, 2019: Bioidentical Hormone Combo Improves Sleep After Menopause (Medscape)

Ξ Jan 10, 2019: Sex Differences in ‘Body Clock’ May Benefit Women’s Heart Health (American Physiological Society)

Jan 4, 2019: Menopause & Sleep (Barbara Hoffman)

 


Menstruation

Ξ Jan 25, 2019: Traveling can affect your period. Here’s how. (Insider)

Ξ Jan 24, 2019: Five things that cause daytime drowsiness (Philly Voice)

 


Parenthood

¶ Jan 29, 2019: This is why moms are grumpy all the time (Scary Mommy)

∞ Jan 28, 2019: Adjusting to a New Normal – Life With a Newborn (Cone Health)

Ξ  Jan 19, 2019: She Wanted To Be The Perfect Mom, Then Landed In A Psychiatric Unit (NPR Shots)

♦ Jan 14, 2019: Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep satisfaction and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers (SLEEP)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) (Moms)

 


Pregnancy

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Sheep Study Links Mom’s Shift Work to Reduced Fetal Growth (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 18, 2019: Long periods of undisturbed sleep during pregnancy may be associated with stillbirth (University of Michigan)

♦ Jan 14, 2019: Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep satisfaction and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers (SLEEP)

 


Sleep habits, partners & hygiene

Ξ Jan 29, 2019: 10 Bedtime Habits That Can Predict If Your Relationship Will Last (Bustle)

Ξ Jan 23, 2019: Good news: Getting enough sleep could be more important for losing weight than skipping late-night snacks (MarketWatch)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) (Moms)

 


Sleep disorders

¶ Jan 29, 2019: This is why moms are grumpy all the time [sleep deprivation] (Scary Mommy)

Ξ Jan 25, 2019: How Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Affects Sleep [sleep disturbances] (Endocrinology Advisor)

Ξ Jan 23, 2019: Woman shares her experience on three spectrums at Adelaide Fringe [narcolepsy] (Disability Support Guide)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause (Medscape)

∞ Jan 18, 2019: 8 Alarming Signs You Have Too Much Estrogen [sleep disturbances] (Bright Side)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) [sleep deprivation] (Moms)

 


Workplace

Ξ Jan 28, 2019: Having a demanding job could be the reason you’re gaining weight (Prima)

Ξ Jan 9, 2019: We Asked 283 Millennial Women About Work-Life Balance & Here’s What They Said (Bustle)

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