Though the physical effects of COVID-19 have generally not been as severe for most children compared to adults, the mental health impacts of the pandemic are just as severe. And that has laid bare an ongoing epidemic in children’s mental health. That’s according to a panel of experts who recently participated in a U.S. News & World Report webinar on “Managing Children’s Mental Health: A Pediatric Hospital Imperative.”
Tip # 4 – Regular sleep schedule. It’s important to keep your baby on a fairly regular sleep schedule. This means naps should be at least 30 to 45 minutes but no more than 3 hours. If your baby doesn’t get enough sleep, this could lead to them becoming overtired, fussy, and result in difficulty falling asleep — and staying asleep — in the evening.