Sleep Apnea, Prematurity & Craniofacial Conditions

I was listening to a sleep medicine continuing educational audio course and the speaker happened to mention that being born premature increases your risk of sleep apnea by 3 times normal. Coincidentally, an article in the New York Times reported on the March of Dimes’ efforts of cut down on rising rates of electively delivering […]

Is Sleep Apnea Higher in Pre-Term Babies?

There’s no definitive study showing that being born prematurely increases your chances of developing obstructive sleep apnea, but there are a number of papers and studies that suggest that it is possible. A recent Time Magazine article highlighted a 32% increased rate of asthma, vision problems, and hand-eye coordination in babies born between 24 to […]