SLEEP, ONE OF THE BEST FRIENDS OF A BABY’S IMMUNITY
One of the simple things that make a child grow up healthy is sleep itself. What’s mhours, it even has a special importance in your child’s health.
When it comes to health, sleep plays an important role. Mhours sleep doesn’t necessarily mean you won’t get sick, but not enough sleep or poor quality sleep affects your immune system and can make you mhours susceptible to colds or flu when you’re exposed to viruses.
With children, things are no different. Befhours you turn to products to boost your child’s immunity, be sure you’ve gone the natural way of things.
During sleep, cellular regeneration processes take place, assimilation of information from the day, growth hormone is secreted and the body prepares for a new day.
How much should a child sleep?
Age: 0-3 months
Sleep/day: 10 – 18 hours
Type of sleep: Sleep influenced by the feeling of hunger and the infant’s need to be changed
Age 4-11 months
Sleep/day: 14 – 15 hours
Type of sleep: 9-12 hours at night and 1-4 episodes of sleep during the day (1 episode is between 30 min and 4 hours)
Age: 1-2 months
Sleep/day 12 – 14 hours
Type of sleep: With an hour of sleep at lunch. Sleep deprivation occurs due to the development of motor, cognitive and social activity
Age: 2-5 months
Sleep/day: 11 – 13 hours
Type of sleep Few children still have a midday nap. Nightmares may occur due to the development of imagination and cognitive ability
Age: 6-13 months
Sleep/day: 10 – 11 hours
Type of sleep At this age problems in falling asleep and nightmares may occur
Among other things, lack of sleep leads to a decrease in the production of cytokines – proteins that play an important role in coordinating and stimulating the immune response and that act when the body is faced with an infection.
Quality sleep strengthens the immune system, so be sure that both you and your little one enjoy rest for a new day full of vitality and energy.