Health Tip: Prepare Children for Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Young children need plenty of quality sleep each night, but meeting that goal can be a struggle for parents.
The National Sleep Foundation offers these suggestions to help make sleep time for children easier:
As much as possible, make sure children go to bed and wake up at the same time each day.
Follow a consistent, soothing bedtime routine.
Set, explain and enforce limits for children at bedtime.
Encourage children to sleep with a comfort item, such as a blanket or small stuffed animal.
Make sure children sleep in the same room each night. The room should be cool, dark and quiet, with nothing stimulating, such as a television.
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