The Biopsychosocial Development & Diversity Laboratory

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies

PEAPSThe Prenatal Experiences and Pediatric Sleep (PEAPS) research study examines how experiences during pregnancy may influence later infant behaviors and sleep patterns. Sleep quality has been related to physical, emotional and behavioral health in children and adults; this study is designed to explore the prenatal and postnatal factors influencing infant sleep and developmental outcomes in the first year of life.  PEAPS is currently recruiting pregnant women who are 18 years or older.

Click here to visit the PEAPS website to learn more about this study.

If you are interested in learning more about being a participant, please contact the PEAPS team at or at (919) 962-1538.