Young Child’s Brain, Not Age, Determines Nap Transitions, Research Suggests
[Source: Science Daily]
Why do some 4- and 5-year-olds still nap like clockwork every afternoon, while other preschoolers start giving up habitual napping at age 3? It’s a question many parents no doubt ponder and one that a sleep scientist has been considering for years. Now, sleep scientists describe a new theory about why and when young children transition out of naps. It’s not about age as much as the brain.
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