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Toddlers may sleep better in cribs until age 3

PENNSYLVANIA: Parents who wait to start the crib-to-bed transition until toddlers are 3 years old may find that both they and their children get better sleep, researchers say. In a survey of parents and caregivers across five countries, those who delayed the transition from crib to bed longer were more likely to report less resistance at bedtime, fewer night awakenings and longer sleep duration for children, the study authors report in the journal sleep medicine. “Research during the last decade has shown how important…