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U.S. News & World Report: Help your child get a good night’s sleep

Dr. Clay Stallworth
Dr. Clay Stallworth

Dr. Clay Stallworth, one of our pediatricians at the GRHealth West Wheeler Practice Site, shares sleep tips for school-aged children, and his expert tips are published in Health Day, U.S. News & World Report, the Philadelphia Inquirer and more. Here is a snippet:

“Children and teens need significantly more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and physical development,” said Dr. Clay Stallworth, a pediatrician with Georgia Regents University Health System in Augusta.

One way to help kids get enough sleep is to set a regular bedtime schedule and stick with it, even on weekends. It’s also important to create a 15- to 30-minute bedtime routine to help children get ready for sleep. This might include taking a bath, dressing for bed, brushing teeth, reading a story and saying good night, Stallworth said.

U.S. News & World Report: Help your child get a good night’s sleep

Wednesday, Oct. 7 2015

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Denise Parrish is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-9566 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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