Sleep helps your baby learn to talk

Daily Mail 

In particular, sleep helps the important process of associating meanings to words - and not just perceive them as random noise. A study has shown the importance of sleep for a baby's speech development (file photo) 'Our results demonstrate that children hold real word meanings in their long-term memory much earlier than assumed, ' said senior author Angela Friederici. Scientists introduced six- to eight-month-old infants to'fantasy objects' which they gave fantasy names such as'Bofel' or'Zuser.' As your child gets older, it can be helpful to keep to a similar bedtime routine.