Lack of Sleep Linked to Behavioral Problems in Kids
Getting too little sleep in early childhood is linked to cognitive and behavioral problems years later, a U.S. study suggests.
Parents and teachers reported more problems in 7-year-olds who didn’t get enough sleep during their toddler and preschool years, compared to peers who got an age-appropriate amount of sleep during those early years.
Dr. Dean Bebee, director of Neuropsychology, gives advice to parents on how they can ensure their young child gets quality rest.
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