Daily Archives: January 16, 2014

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A Good Night’s Sleep: Top 2 Requirements for Kids Furniture Beds

A good night’s sleep is necessary for a child’s growth and development. Many parents, however, find it difficult to get their kids to go to bed early. This is why experts advise to invest in decorative yet comfortable bedroom furniture– to make sleep time more inviting. They believe that other than a child’s energy level, the sleeping area could also be the problem.

children bedroom

Mattress

According to an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery, Arya Nick Shamie, MD, the mattress should support the body’s neutral position. From the spine to the hips, everything should be in proper alignment. The mattress used shouldn’t be too firm or soft because it will disturb the body’s main pressure points. Choosing the right mattress will save your child from body aches and pains in the future.

Pillows and Blankets

The pillows should have the right size to support the head and neck. Sleeping problems may occur if the brain’s neurotransmitters can’t travel to the brain properly when your child is at rest. Most children prefer sleeping with an extra pillow and a blanket, so make sure these are hypoallergenic to avoid itches and other problems that’ll wake them up.

Don’t let anything affect your child’s quality of sleep. Buy a good bed for your child and give them the rest time they need.

Sources:

http://www.kidspot.com.au/Toddler-Sleep-How-to-choose-the-right-bed-for-growing-kids+6888+24+article.htm
http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/sleep_early_teens.html/context/1069
http://www.lillylolly.com.au/