Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? A solid snooze is physically and mentally restorative, and an essential part of living your healthiest life. For kids, who are on a constant developmental trajectory from the day they’re born, sleep is all the more important. However, many parents wonder how much is enough, how to help kids fall and stay asleep, and when it might be time to seek help from a sleep pro.
With National Sleep Awareness Week upon us, Rakesh Bhattacharjee, M.D., director of the Center for Healthy Sleep at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and an associate professor of pediatrics at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, offers expert insights on this tricky topic via the infographic below.