Episode 69 – Importance of Sleep for Parents – Dr. Manvir Bhatia

India is the most sleep-starved country in the world -93% of the population have complained about broken sleep.  Last week 19th of March was World Sleep Day and the slogan was Regular Sleep, Healthy Future.

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop did an episode on sleep for children last year with Kerry Bajaj, author of Sleep Baby Sleep. This year they decided to focus on sleep for parents

The Pop duo are joined by Dr. Manvir Bhatia, Director of Neurology Sleep Centre, New Delhi. She is a Senior Neurologist and Sleep Specialist with 25 years of experience.

Some of the highlights from the chat are :-

  • Causes of Sleep Deprivation
  • Relationship between child’s sleep & parent’s sleep
  • Impact of the lockdown on sleep
  • Myths and Facts around sleep
  • Ways to improve sleep

If there is a topic that you would like us to talk about or a guest that we should features on the podcast, please write to us at popsinapod@gmail.com

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Published by Pops in a Pod

Pops in a Pod is parenting podcast produced by first time dads Nadir Kanthawala (content and digital marketing professional) and Peter Kotikalapudi (marketing professional). Nadir has a daughter and Peter has a son. They currently reside in Mumbai, India

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