Sleep in infants and children
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Rosemary heads the Infant and Child Health theme within the Ritchie Centre. Her research interests focus on sleep in infants and children. Current research projects are investigating mechanisms involved in the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), development of cardio-respiratory control in preterm infants and the effects of sleep disordered breathing on daytime performance and the cardiovascular system in children.
Rosemary has an international reputation in her field and is a board member and Chair of the Physiology working group of the International Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Deaths, a Director of the International Paediatric Sleep Association, an executive member of the World Sleep Federation and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine.
Rosemary Horne's Articles
The safest way to lay your baby to sleep
Evidence tells us they should always be placed to sleep on their back, never on their side or stomach.