The results of a recent study shows that napping can affect your child’s sleep quality overall. Due to nap can restore energy.
These findings indicate that nap beyond the age of two years may increase the amount of time it takes a child to sleep at night and reduce the amount of time sleeping at night.
That children between ages 1 and 2 years require 11 to 14 hours of sleep in 24 hours. At the age of 18 months, it is recommended nap just once, it was no more than an hour.
Impact of sleep a night on the development and health of children is increasingly found, but to date there is no evidence sufficient to demonstrate the impact of the extra time to sleep at nap time.
Does the nap can affect the quality of sleep a night in toddlers? Whether it can affect behavior, mental and physical health?
Then learn 781 research about naps and sleep patterns in children up to the age of 5 years. Based on these observations, found 26 relevant facts with the purpose of it all.
But it is very difficult to find a relationship between napping and health, behavior and growth in children overall. Instead found an association between daytime naps with poor sleep quality in children over the age of 2 years.
To avoid these things happen to your child, there are some things you can do for your child. Maintain a regular sleep schedule and consistent bedtime routine for your child, make sure the environment the same bed every night, set a consistent and mandatory, and give your child something that can protect them, such as a blanket or stuffed animal.
Children who nap beyond age 2 takes longer to fall asleep at night and finally experiencing sleep deprivation.
This evidence suggests that naps are made children over the age of 2 years was associated with sleep at night and causes reduced sleep quality. So you as parents can keep an eye on your baby’s sleep patterns as well so it can look better child development. Hopefully this information is useful to you.