Sleep is essential for good health, and to promote optimal health for children, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released new sleep guidelines. Mayo Clinic experts support the recommendations, because inadequate sleep is associated with health risks.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to pediatrician Dr. Alva Roche Green about how much sleep kids really need.
Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:04) is in the downloads. Read the script.