With school back in session, many parents are wondering how to break bad sleep habits established in the summer. Our own, Dr. Nassar, was featured on WJXT to explain just that!

Dr. Nassar recommends gradually adjusting your child’s bedtime and rise times a couple weeks before schools starts. It is also important to be aware of how much sleep your child needs, based on age. Children and adults react differently to insufficient sleep. Acting out, hyperactive, and inattentive behavior are all signs that your child may not be getting enough sleep.

A full night of sleep is imperative to cognitive function, learning, and even physical growth in children. To watch the full interview and learn all the tips and tricks to help your child sleep, click here.

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