Sleep is essential to everyone as it helps maintain overall health and well-being. Furthermore, kids who regularly get an adequate amount of sleep have improved attention, behavior, learning, memory and overall mental and physical health. Adequate sleep hours vary by age— the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends:
If you think your child isn’t getting enough sleep, stick to a regular bedtime routine. Here are a few tricks you can use to help your child get to bed on time at night. Have them:
However, if your child is having trouble staying asleep, or is unable to get enough uninterrupted sleep, they may be struggling with an undiagnosed sleep disorder.
Common Problems Starting or Maintaining sleep in children
If you’re struggling with a bad sleeper and want to learn more about sleep disorders in kids, call Pomona Valley Health Center in Chino Hills, Claremont, or Pomona. Our skilled specialists can identify your little one’s sleep problems and help them sleep more peacefully.
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