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Sleep Disorders

13 February 2012

Children not sleeping enough

Kids never got enough shuteye, even back in grandpa's day.

Kids never got enough shuteye, even back in grandpa's day.

And while it's true that kids aren't getting as much sack time now as they were in the late 1800s, that doesn't mean experts weren't worried back then, too.

16 hours of sleep for newborns

 

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Dr Alison Bentley is a general practitioner who has consulted in sleep medicine and sleep disorders, in both adults and children of all ages, for almost 30 years. She also researches and publishes on a number of sleep-related topics both in formal research journals and lay publications including as editor of Sleep Matters, an educational newsletter on sleep disorders for doctors.

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