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Sleep is so important to a child’s development. While a child is getting quality sleep, they are able to process all that they have learned during the day and reset their mind/body so they are ready to learn and process more the next day. When a child isn’t sleeping well, it not only affects the child but the whole family!
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A lot! Many parents are surprised to learn that children need anywhere between 12-18 hours of sleep per day, depending on the age of your child.
A good night’s sleep gives children the energy they need to wake up each morning feeling happy, refreshed, and ready to learn.
Plus, if your child isn’t getting enough sleep, there’s a good chance that YOU aren’t getting enough sleep either.
It depends. Every child is different but assuming that your baby is healthy, you can expect 12 hours of solid nighttime sleep between the ages of 3-6 months.
If your child is 6 months of age or older and still not sleeping through the night, there are some simple steps you can take to quickly improve the length of your child’s sleep.
Download your FREE Sleep Guide to get your child started on the path of good sleep.
One of the most common mistakes parents make is waiting until their baby is overtired before putting the baby to bed. This actually makes falling asleep much more difficult for your little one.
You can tell when your baby is starting to get tired by the following signs:
When you notice your baby starting to show these signs, it’s either naptime or bedtime. Getting your baby into bed before overtiredness sets in will make things much easier for everyone!