Dr. Tauber is an attending pulmonologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelpiha, and an associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on asthma and sleep disordered breathing.
New research by a sleep expert at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows that a high prevalence of a spectrum of sleep problems occurs across all months of pregnancy, and that napping during the day should be considered the norm for moms-to-be.
Obesity and OSAS often exist simultaneously, and both conditions have been associated with neurobehavioral changes such as problems with regulating emotions, school performance, attention, and alertness.
While obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a relatively common condition, affecting about 2 percent to 4 percent of young children, the scientific community is just opening its eyes to pediatric sleep disorders.
This study wants to determine if racial differences in children that snore are related to factors that can be changed, such as child sleep habits, family factors, and provider unintentional racial bias.