dr Rajni Farmania
Pediatric Neurologist
Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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  • Sleep deprivation is the term used for the failure to get enough sleep to be awake and alert. It is either due to poor quantity or quality of sleep
  • About 25-30% of normally developing children and adolescents are not getting enough sleep consistently

          Normal sleep duration in children


Recommended (hours)

Not recommended (hours)

0-3 months




Infants (4-11 months)




Toddlers (1-2 years)




Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)




School age children (6-13 years)




Teenagers (14-17 years)




Posted On: 22/04/2019

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