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Why Too Much Television Time Might Be Why Your Child Isn’t Sleeping

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Signs Your Child Isn’t Sleeping Enough

When your child isn’t sleeping enough, they will likely show signs. Hence terms like the witching hour, which refers to that time in the evening when our children get tired and start to be defiant, hyperactive, and/or crabby.

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How Much Sleep Do Children Need

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

Children need more sleep than adults. The younger the child, the more sleep they need. Below is a guideline for the amount of recommended, minimum, and maximum amount of sleep your child should be getting based on their age [Sleep Foundation]. All children are different and have unique needs, hence there is a recommended number listed, and outside of that a minimum and maximum amount of sleep are listed as well:

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Ways to Tell If Your Child Has a Sleep Disorder

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 16, 2019 9:45:00 AM

How Much Sleep Do Children Need?

Children need at least nine hours of sleep, up to about 17 hours for newborns [Baby Center]. A lack of sleep for children can significantly impact children's performance, both in school and in behavior.

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Snoring Child? Sleep Apnea in Children

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 7, 2019 7:11:00 AM

What is Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleep apnea is a medical condition where you stop breathing many times throughout the night and, in consequence, momentarily wake up throughout the night. Symptoms of sleep apnea in children are also the same as adults, though you might describe some of the symptoms more in "child" terms:

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Signs of Sleep Trouble in Children

Posted by Tyler Britton on Nov 23, 2018 8:00:00 PM

How Much Sleep Should Children Have

Children need a lot more sleep than adults, period. By children, we are talking about adolescents from babies (1 year old) to teenagers (17 years old) The recommended amount of sleep for children varies with age. Here are some ranges that you will commonly see for nighttime sleep recommendations [NHS]:

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