How much sleep do children need?

Find out how much sleep your child needs, from newborns to 16 year olds.

Below are the approximate hours of sleep needed by children of different ages, as recommended by the Millpond Children's Sleep Clinic.

1 week

  • daytime: 8 hours 
  • night time: 8 hours 30 minutes

4 weeks

  • daytime: 6 to 7 hours
  • night time: 8 to 9 hours

3 months 

  • daytime: 4 to 5 hours 
  • night time: 10 to 11 hours

6 months

  • daytime: 3 hours 
  • night time: 11 hours

9 months 

  • daytime: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • night time: 11 hours 

12 months 

  • daytime: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • night time: 11 hours

2 years 

  • daytime: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • night time: 11 hours 30 minutes

3 years 

  • daytime: 0 to 45 minutes 
  • night time: 11 hours 30 minutes to 12 hours

4 years 

  • night time: 11 hours 30 minutes 

5 years 

  • night time: 11 hours

6 years 

  • night time: 10 hours 45 minutes

7 years

  • night time: 10 hours 30 minutes

8 years

  • night time: 10 hours 15 minutes

9 years 

  • night time: 10 hours

10 years 

  • night time: 9 hours 45 minutes

11 years

  • night time: 9 hours 30 minutes

12 years

  • night time: 9 hours 15 minutes

13 years  

  • night time: 9 hours 15 minutes

14 years

  • night time: 9 hours

15 years

  • night time: 9 hours

16 years

  • night time: 9 hours

 

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