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Getting the right amount of sleep is important for children

Galveston County Daily News, February 9, 2011

Many parents don’t realize their child might not be getting enough sleep every night, write UTMB’s Dr. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly in their Keeping Kids Healthy column. “Most people feel that eight hours a night is plenty of sleep for a school-aged child. However, children between 5 and 12 years old need about nine to 12 hours of sleep every night.” 


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