Why is sleep important for babies?
- Physical recuperation
- Physical growth
- To develop a strong immune system
- Brain development
- Information processing
As you can see there are a number of reasons to ensure that you try and help your baby to get the sleep they require. And the fact that for the first 3 years of their lives, a baby is asleep more than he is awake, emphasises that sleep is even more important during this phase of life.