How many hours of sleep does a child get?
It depends upon the age of the child. Under age 3, including naps, ranges from 11.5 to 16 hours. Age 4 and up ranges from 11 to 9 hours (no naps), decreasing as the child ages.
This is according to Dr. Richard Ferber in his book "Solve your Child's Sleep Problems." See chart on page 10.
It depends on the age of the baby. According to Dr. Richard Ferber in his book "Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems" it can range anywhere from 11 to 18 hours for kids 12 months to 1 week, with the younger child sleeping more. And for a one-week-old, it's divided into 8 hours of nighttime sleep and 8 hours of nap. As the child ages, nap time sleep decreases, while nighttime sleep hours increase. See the…
Sleep is an important factor in all our lives. When we sleep: we rest, and our body is able to renew its energy. A toddler usually sleeps between 10 and 12 hours per day. It's a good idea to have a pre-bedtime routine that, as far as possible, is always the same to prepare your child for bedtime and sleep. This way, your child will know when it's time for bed.