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Sleep-Wake Rhythms and Sleep Structure in the First Year of Life

  • Piero Salzarulo
  • Igino Fagioli


On the long path from the neonatal polyphasic sleep-wake rhythm to the adult monophasic sleep rhythm, the first year of life includes many important steps.


Young Infant Total Sleep Time Slow Wave Sleep Nocturnal Sleep Infant Sleep 
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  • Piero Salzarulo
  • Igino Fagioli

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