School-aged children (5 to 12 years old) need 9 to 12 hours of sleep each night, but many children get only 7 to 8 hours per night — sometimes even less.
Sleep disorders can affect kids (and their parents too). Our sleep expert explains the most common ones and how to over come them.
Is childhood snoring normal or a cause for concern? Here’s what you need to know if you’ve heard your child snoring at night.
Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. Find four tips to help kids adjust to a new sleep schedule so they can perform their best in school.
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Did you know that lack of sleep can make your child hyper and unfocused? It may seem like they have ADHD. Don’t struggle alone with getting your child to sleep. Try this advice from Cleveland Clinic pediatric sleep experts.
Your toddler’s sleep habits may be affected by both genetics and environment. Genes play an important role in how long your child sleeps at night, and environmental factors influence daytime naps, says a new study. But this doesn’t mean your child’s sleep habits are out of your control, researchers add. Jyoti Krishna, MD, did not … Read More
It won’t be long before the kids will be back at school learning their ABC’s. But now is the time to start getting them some more z’s. Jyoti Krishna, MD, who treats pediatric sleep disorders at Cleveland Clinic, says to use the next couple of weeks getting the kids back on their school sleep schedule. … Read More