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Tips for a back-to-school sleep routine

HomeNews and Events > Tips for a back-to-school sleep routine

Many parents relax their children’s bedtime rules and sleep requirements during summer months. This can create a challenge for children who need to get back to a routine for the upcoming school year.

Studies show that insufficient sleep is associated with lower academic achievement, as well as higher rates of absenteeism and tardiness. “It is important to establish a good bedtime and sleep routine, with the child going to bed at the same time every night,” said Trey Brown, MD, central South Carolina’s only physician with subspecialty training in both pediatric pulmonology and pediatric sleep medicine.

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