How Much Sleep Does Your Child Need?

Jenn Kelner, CPA, CA
Certified Child Sleep Consultant

One of the main sleep issues I see is that children are not getting enough of it. This table shows the average amount of sleep your child should be getting in a 24 hour period, but keep in mind that all children are different and some may need a little more or a little less. It’s important to also go on other cues such as ability to go to sleep easily, temperament towards the end of the day and ability to concentrate during the day.
Ferber, Richard, M.D. (2006). Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems. New York: Fireside