A lack of shut-eye can affect a child’s health and grades, so help him or her cultivate good sleeping habits.
Dr. Petrina Wong, Consultant Paediatrician (Respiratory & Sleep) reports a “20 percent increase in sleep issues among her patients. These mainly consist of bedtime delays resulting from screen time use as well as house dust mite allergies that cause allergic rhinitis conditions affecting sleep. This is due to more people staying home and increased exposure to household allergens.”
Read the full article to understand how sleep issues can affect a child’s behaviour, and the appropriate amount of sleep for your child as he/she grows:
Credits: The Straits Times