How much sleep do children need?

From the NHS website:

Below are the approximate hours of sleep needed by children of different ages, as recommended by the Millpond Children's Sleep Clinic, but see the useful chart that follows.

1 week
• daytime: 8 hours
• night-time: 8 hours 30 minutes
4 weeks
• daytime: 6 to 7 hours
• night-time: 8 to 9 hours
3 months
• daytime: 4 to 5 hours
• night-time: 10 to 11 hours
6 months
• daytime: 3 hours
• night-time: 11 hours
9 months
• daytime: 2 hours 30 minutes
• night-time: 11 hours
12 months
• daytime: 2 hours 30 minutes
• night-time: 11 hours
2 years
• daytime: 1 hour 30 minutes
• night-time: 11 hours 30 minutes
3 years
• daytime: 0 to 45 minutes
• night-time: 11 hours 30 minutes to 12 hours
4 years
• night-time: 11 hours 30 minutes
5 years
• night-time: 11 hours
6 years
• night-time: 10 hours 45 minutes
7 years
• night-time: 10 hours 30 minutes
8 years
• night-time: 10 hours 15 minutes
9 years
• night-time: 10 hours
10 years
• night-time: 9 hours 45 minutes
11 years
• night-time: 9 hours 30 minutes
12 years
• night-time: 9 hours 15 minutes
13 years
• night-time: 9 hours 15 minutes
14 years
• night-time: 9 hours
15 years
• night-time: 9 hoursAs ballpark recommendations this chart posted on Facebook by Wilson Elementary School of Kenosha, WI is useful.
16 years
• night-time: 9 hours
As ball-park recommendations this chart, which was posted on Facebook by Wilson Elementary School of Kenosha, WI. is handy.

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