Moms and Sleep: The Elusive Elixir

Magic happens when you sleep more. Sleep is the elusive elixir. More sleep often means less stress, more energy, less irritability, and more joy. Sleep is a critical part of a healthy lifestyle, and one that is too often overlooked. While it can be challenging for women to get enough sleep, there are positive, proven steps that women can take to sleep better and sleep more. This lively, entertaining session will provide an overview of sleep and its importance, review biological aspects of sleep in women, outline common sleep problems, and most important give you tips for improving your sleep.

When: Tuesday, October 9, noon - 1 p.m.

Where: Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55447

Cost: $25

Questions: Call Kristen Spargo at 612-816-7916.

Register by clicking HERE TO REGISTER.

Sleep in the news

The connection between sleep and mental health | Minnesota Public Radio

Vice link

Huffington Post link

Sleep & athletes

How sleep affects athletic performance | Minnesota Public Radio (with audio)

Athletic slumber | The Academic Minute (with audio)

Sleep improves athletic performance | University of Minnesota's Health Talk (video)

Batter up! Sleep can improve baseball, other motor skills | University of Minnesota's Health Talk


The role of sleep in wellness

The connection between sleep and mental health | Minnesota Public Radio (with audio)

How sleep debt affects your health | The BSBlog (with audio, starting at 39:30)

Tackling America's sleep problem | Minnesota Public Radio (with audio)

Study says sleep ‘cleans’ the brain of toxins | University of Minnesota's Health Talk (with audio)

Tired and hungry: how lack of sleep hurts your diet | University of Minnesota's Health Talk (article)

Is caffeine hazardous to our health? | WCCO (with video)

The Science Behind Seasonal Affective Disorder | WCCO (with video)

Which Position Gives You The Best Night’s Sleep? | WCCO (with video)

Sleep and teenagers

How can teenagers get enough sleep? | University of Minnesota (video)

The importance of a good night sleep for teens | University of Minnesota's Health Talk

A new disorder is plaguing teenagers: sleep texting | StarTribune


Helping your baby sleep through the night

Secrets to helping babies sleep | WCCO

Baby sleep tips | University of Minnesota's Health Talk (video)

Sleep tips for dad and baby | University of Minnesota's Health Talk