Grandma Was Right: Don’t Wake a Sleeping Baby

While her advice might have been to get more peace and quiet during the day if you let the little one rest, Grandma’s advice was definitely on point. UCLA published a study last week that identifies other benefits. Namely, that from birth to age two and-a-half sleep allows the brain to grow. From 30 months for the reminder of their lives, the brain goes into repair and maintenance mode.

Scientists Discover Why We Need Sleep – “Important Work Is Being Done”