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June 2016 guidelines for pediatric sleep from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

By BabySleepAdmin 5 years ago

In June 2016, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine made recommendations for sleep across childhood. View these recommendations and a brief interview with Dr. Lisa Meltzer in the full article.

  • infants 4 months to 12 months: 12 to 16 hours per day (including naps)
  • children 1 to 2 years: 11 to 14 hours per day (including naps)
  • children 3 to 5 years: 10 to 13 hours per day (including naps) 
  • children 6 to 12 years: 9 to 12 hours per day
  • teenagers 13 to 18 years: 8 to 10 hours per day

Read the full article by Brian Krans on Healthline

Consensus statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

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