Getting Kids To Sleep

Sleep Recommendations

How much sleep should your child ideally be getting? These are the recommendations from the National Sleep Foundation.

Age Hours of Sleep Each Day
0-3 months 14-17 hours
4-11 months 12-15 hours
1-2 years 11-14 hours
3-5 years 10-13 hours
6-13 years 9-11 hours
14-17 years 8-10 hours
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The American Academy of Pediatrics also has specific recommendations for infant sleep safety.

Music and Meditation To Help Kids Go To Sleep

These are a couple examples of meditations and music which may help your children go to sleep. You can locate more videos like these by following their Youtube links.

Books for Parents on Getting Kids to Sleep