The image of the sleep-deprived parent tending to a middle-of-the-night feeding is a common one when you think about caring for an infant child. In today's Academic Minute, West Virginia University's Hawley Montgomery-Downs explains how fragmented sleep patterns present serious risks. Montgomery-Downs is an adjunct associate professor of pediatrics and a member of the WVU Center for Neuroscience. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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