How Much Sleep Do You Need According To Your Age


Sleep is necessary in order for our body to cover from the daily stresses we experience. However, as we age, our body's demands for sleep also change. This is why we made this list of the number of hours of sleep you need to have according to your age. 

According to the recommendations of the health experts, 

Newborn (0-3 months): 14-17 hours
Infants (4-11 months): 12-15 hours
Toddlers (1-2 years): 11-14 hours
Preschoolers (3-5) 10:13 hours
School-age children (6-13): 9-11 hours
Teenagers (14-17): 8-10 hours
Young Adults (18-25): 7-9 hours
Adults (26-64): 7-9 hours
Older Adults (65+): 7-8 hours


Lack of Sleep can be really dangerous. Here are some of the effects of having bad sleeping habits. 

1. Poor memory and brain function
2. Bad skin
3. Depression
4. Weight gain/ weight loss
5. Weakened resistance against diseases

This is all but a reminded that we should develop good sleeping habits. Start sleeping right today.