How Much Sleep Does A Child Need?

At Sun Pediatrics, your child’s health and well-being is our top priority. We consider every component of your child’s day-to-day activity and how they can best benefit from healthy lifestyle choices. A question we get quite frequently is “how much sleep does a child need?” In this post we are going to discuss the importance … Continue

How To Get Your Child to Sleep

Back-to-School Means Changing Sleep Schedules

Learn how to get your child to sleep - ask Sum Pediatrics.

Sleep experts generally agree that a consistent bed time is very important for promoting good sleeping habits in kids. A study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health suggests consistency of kids’ bedtimes is just as important for their developing brains as the number of hours of sleep they get. The results showed that at age 7, not having a regular bedtime was related to lower cognitive tests scores in girls for reading, math and spatial skills, but was not statistically significant for boys.


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