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How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

Recently, a dear friend of our family shared with me her concern that her 4-year-oldgrandson was not getting enough sleep. Because our friend knows that I treat people who have sleep apnea, she asked for my advice and I found a lot of information to forward to her, some of which I am sharing with you.

The National Sleep Foundation’s guidelines are:

For preschoolers: 10-13 hours a night

For school age kids: 9-11 hours

And, for teens: 8-10 hours

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