HOW MUCH SLEEP DO YOU NEED??

Although everyone’s sleep patterns are different everyone should get a certain amount of sleep each day or night. Here is a chart from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on how much sleep people in different age groups should get on a daily basis. The research has found that some people may need as few as 5 hours per night and others may need up to nine or ten hours of sleep each day for proper functioning.

Sleep Requirements by Age

Newborns (0-2 months old) 12-18 hours
Infants (3-11 months old) 14-15 Hours
Toddlers (1-3 years old)l 12-14 Hours
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years old) 11-13 Hours
School-aged Children (5-10 years old) 10-11 Hours
Teens (11-17 years old) 8-9 Hours
Adults 7-9 Hours

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