Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS, Director,
Division of Adult and Community Health,
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Consider these sleep guidelines for different age groups.
Birth–2 months need 12–18 hours
3–11 months need 14–15 hours
1–3 years need 12–14 hours
3–5 years old need 11–13 hours
5–10 years old need 10–11 hours
10-17 years need 8.5–9.5 hours
need 7–9 hours
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA