Naps in Daycare and Nighttime Sleep

May 12, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

The Question: Does napping in daycare affect children’s nighttime sleep duration? The Study: The napping patterns and duration of 168 children 50-72 months old attending daycare were recorded for morning and afternoon naps. During the naps the children were not allowed any activity except lying on their beds. Their nighttime sleep patterns and duration were determined…

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