Transitional Sleep

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The brain is such a complete organ in the body. The fact that as newborn we have about seventy percent of our neurons in the cortex in amazing. With all the feeling and sensory going on in the cortex it begins to make sense why young children show so many different emotions in such short periods of time as well as sensory “overload” or being overstimulated. Sleeping for newborns can be directly related to their age, genes or social environments. Approximately half of the sleep in newborns is considered REM sleep, which can be witnesses by the flickering, consequently this means that the brain is working. However, over time REM sleep changes and we begin to see patterns in the transitional sleep, where an infant can be partial asleep and

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