These guidelines are sourced from
published in 2016 in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. These ranges are for total sleep including at night and during naps.
It is estimated that 25% of children younger than 5 experience some type of sleep problem, and that up to 50% of children will experience sleep issues. Sleep disruptions can have a profound negative impact on the child as well as the child's family. Below are guidelines for how much your child should be sleeping at various ages.