Number of Hours Of Sleep Do Children Need

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How many hours of sleep do children need?

11-13 hours for children 3-5 years old; 10-11 hours for children aged 5-12.

Children 3 to 5 years old should get 11-13 hours of sleep each night, while those aged 5 to 12 should sleep for 10-11 hours. This is based on scientific studies compiled by the National Sleep Foundation. Children need more sleep compared to adults because their bodies are still undergoing growth and development.

 

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