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How to establish a bedtime routine

A good night’s sleep is essential for the long-term health of your child.

1 min to read Jan 28, 2021

It’s never too early to get into the habit of a bedtime routine for your child. In the first few weeks, bedtime may be a different time every night. When your child reaches about two months of age, she may begin to settle into a preferred bedtime.

A regular evening routine will help your little one to settle more quickly and, according to scientific studies, can reduce the number of times she wakes in the night as she gets older. Once your child is more active during the day, she may need time to ease into bedtime. Gradually shift from stimulating activities to a quiet, relaxing routine that leads to sleep.



Mindell JA, Li AM, Sadeh A et al. Bedtime routines for young children: A dose-dependent association with sleep outcomes. Sleep 2015; 38(5):717-22. December 29 2016)

Last revised: December, 2016


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