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Participate in sleep research and earn £100 worth of High Street vouchers

(17 January 2020)

We are ooking for non-mothers of reproductive age and new mothers with babies under three months old that are either exclusively formula-feeding or exclusively breastfeeding to take part in a new study into new-mum sleep at the parent-infant sleep centre. If you're interested in taking part, please email francesca.tugwell@durham.ac.uk, or fill out this very brief form to register your interest and we'll be in touch.

If you're over 18 and a non-smoker living in and around County Durham then you're eligible to take part! We're looking into new mum sleep and how differences in sleep across infant-feeding types and between mothers and non-mothers are related to mood and daytime functioning.

To participate, you'll need to keep a sleep diary for 5 nights a month for 6 months, and wear an Actiwatch for those nights (n.b. this is like a Fitbit and will be provided). You will also spend 3 nights in the sleep centre across the 6 month period (at 2-3, 4, and 6 months). Where applicable, your baby will also wear an Actiwatch and will come with you to the sleep centre.

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