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How much sleep does my child need?

As a new parent, your child’s sleeping habits are probably one of the first things you talk about with other new moms and dads. Here’s a rough guide of what to expect.

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to read Jan 28, 2021
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https://sleepfoundation.org/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need>https://sleepfoundation.org/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need(Accessed December 29 2016)

Fisher A, McDonald L, van Jaarsveld CH et al. Sleep and energy intake in early childhood. Int J Obes 2014; 38(7):926-9.

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.

Taveras EM, Gillman MW, Pena MM et al. Chronic sleep curtailment and adiposity. Pediatrics 2014; 133(6):1013-22.

Last revised: December, 2016

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