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How can I set a good sleep routine for my child?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
To set up a strict sleep program for your child:
  • Establish regular times for going to bed with lights off and getting up
           in the morning. Make sure this totals at least 9 hours.
  • Don't let your child watch television or play computer games after
           bedtime. Researchers at the German Sport University in
           Cologne, Germany, showed that excessive television viewing or
           computer game-playing resulted in sleep impairments. Make time
           to prepare for sleep. It is difficult for the brain to shut off
           quickly -- some wind-down time is usually necessary.
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