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Table 8 Recommended amount of sleep in children and adolescents

From: Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pediatric obesity: consensus position statement of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology and the Italian Society of Pediatrics

4–12 months 12–16 h/day (including afternoon naps)
1–2 years 11–14 h/day (including afternoon naps)
3–5 years 10–13 h/day (including afternoon naps)
6–12 years 9–12 h/day
13–18 years 8–10 h/day