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How much sleep do children really need?

I have 2 young children. One is 4 years old, the other is 2 and 1/2. Both are boys. We have to get them up at 5:30 every morning to go to daycare. They are getting on average 8 and 1/2 hours to 9 hours of sleep per night. Is this stunting their growth? Are there any other adverse impacts that I should be concerned about? Thanks.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017
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hi, 8 to 9 hours of sleep is sufficient for baby. I think that you should not worry about this thing. take care.
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