A Full Night's Sleep

Sleep needs vary, but here are the amounts typically needed nightly by people in different age groups.

Newborns: 16-18 hours

Preschoolers: 10-12 hours

School-age children: 9 or more hours

Adults: 7-8 hours


Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/health/medical/pediatrics/2011-01-24-sleepandweight24_ST_N.htm

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