Many Nebraska schools are already in session and teachers want "bright eyed, bushy tailed" children ready to start each day.
Although that is an easy request to make Dr. Casey Burg with Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha says more and more children are suffering from insomnia or other sleep problems. He says there are simple things parents can do to help insure a good night's sleep.
Dr. Casey Burg:
Dr. Burg says about three-percent of children suffer from sleep apnea and should see their physician. He recommends all grade school children should get between 10 and 11 hours of sleep each night. Those in middle and high school need between 9 and 10 hours.
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