Parents have gone through it almost every night at one time or another. That’s the age old squabble over bed time. According to a recent study, there are pretty strong reasons to make sure kids get enough shut eye!
According to the research, kids who get the recommended amount of sleep time may have improved attention span, memory, emotional regulation, behaviour, and mental and physical health.
According to the article Experts reveal the risks for children who don’t get enough sleep here’s the amount of sleep they should be getting…
Infants four to 12 months need 12 to 16 hours a day
One & two year-olds should get 11 to 14 hours
Three to Five year-olds should get 10 to 13 hours
six- to 12-year-olds should get nine to 12 hours
teenagers between 13 and 18 should get eight to 10 hours