Back-to-school means back on a sleep schedule
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Getting on a decent sleep schedule can help kids when heading back to school.
Keith Kaiser joined some experts at Norton Women's and Children's Hospital to learn how to get students back into a routine.
-Kids need to be back on a schedule a few weeks before school starts.
-Walk through the process of good bedtime routine with your child.
-Have a bedtime routine each night.
-Limit screen time 1 hour before bed (no TV/iPad) and no TV in the bedroom.
-Sleep disorders can affect school performance.
-Too little sleep can cause hyperactivity and poor concentration.
-Preschool children need 11-13 hours of sleep a night.
-Grade school children need 8-10 hours of sleep a night.
-Middle and high school students need about 9 hours per night.
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