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Expert sleep advice from Dr. Jodi Mindell

In this week’s Time to Share, I want to introduce someone who is an expert on sleep. With a list of credentials like hers, you know you are getting expert sleep advice, that you could trust.

Dr. Jodi A. Mindell, Professor of Psychology and Director of Graduate Psychology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, is a clinical psychologist specializing in pediatric sleep medicine. Dr. Mindell is also the associate director of the Sleep Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Mindell has written extensively on pediatric sleep disorders and presented over 200 papers at national and international conferences. She is the author of Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and Their Parents Can Get a Good Night’s Sleep (HarperCollins, 2005), Sleep Deprived No More: From Pregnancy to Early Motherhood – Helping You and Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night (Marlowe, 2007), and co-author of A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep: Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003) and Take Charge of Your Child’s Sleep: The All-in-One Resource for Solving Sleep Problems in Kids and Teens (Marlowe, 2005).

Additionally, Dr. Mindell is the associate director of the Sleep Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is also vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation. She chaired the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep in America 2004 poll which focused on sleep in children ages 10 and under and their parents/caregivers, and co-chaired the Sleep in America 2006 poll that targeted adolescent sleep. Dr. Mindell has made over 200 radio and television appearances discussing children’s sleep disorders. Furthermore, she is on the Advisory Board of Johnson’s Baby, on the Board of Advisers of Parents magazine, and a member of the Medical Advisory Board for BabyCenter.com.Yes Dr. Mindell is very impressive, and someone I look up to. Here is some expert sleep advice from her.