Hours of Sleep
Did you know that newborns sleep an average of 14 to 17 hours a day? As we grow, our need for sleep also changes. Toddlers will sleep an average of 11 to 14 hours a night. And preschoolers will sleep between 10 to 13 hours. From 6 years to 13 years, the average is between 9 to 11 hours. So how many hours of sleep is the daily recommended amount for adults? Health experts recommend between 7 to 9 hours of sleep for the maximum health benefits. Remember, getting enough sleep is a tremendous mood booster and also does wonders for skin repair, which happens when the body releases human growth hormone (HGH) at night.