Your child’s sleep and Daylight Savings Time
by Adriana Lozada
When trying to figure out your child’s sleep patterns, there’s always something to keep you on your toes: teething, colds, growth spruts, developmental milestones. And then there’s Daylight Savings Time changes. While the first ones show up nilly-willy, leaving little time for preparation, you know exactly when DST is going to hit. And you can be ready for it.
Next Sunday, November 5th, we turn our clocks back one hour.
Newborns and younger babies who don’t have a well established biological clock probably won’t be affected by the time change, but older babies, toddler and children are more likely to be thrown off by the drastic switch. Here are 4 ways you can help your child (or children) adjust to the time change: