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Kids ages 3-5 should get 10-13 hours of sleep a night

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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released guidelines recommending children ages 3 to 5 should sleep 10 to 13 hours per day. Children ages 6 to 12 should get 9 to 12 hours of shut eye while 13 to 18-years-old should be getting 8 to 10 hours a night. The academy says adequate sleep is linked with improved attention, behavior, learning, mental and physical health.