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To Help Children Sleep, Go Dark

By BabySleepAdmin 6 years ago

Did you know that children’s eyes let in more light than adults’ eyes do?

This means it is especially important for a child’s sleep environment to be dark and for children to get good morning sunlight. Melatonin production that occurs naturally in a child’s brain, important for sleep, can be suppressed by light exposure.

Read this New York Times article by Perri Klass to find out more about how a dark environment can be important for a preschooler’s sleep cycle.



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