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  • Preschoolers normally sleep for 11 to 13 hours a day and some may still a daytime nap for about an hour.
  • By understanding and communicating with your preschooler you will learn their cues as they grow and develop. This will help to support positive relationships and sleep patterns.
  • When your child is tired, they show signs or cues that they are tired. If you learn to recognise these signs, you can encourage your child to go to sleep at the right time.
  • Bedtime routines help your preschooler develop positive sleep patterns and behaviour and can prevent sleep concerns.

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Reviewed on: 27-03-2023