Sleep Support for
Helping children establish healthy sleep patterns at a young age is instrumental to creating a pathway for a life of optimal health.
How much sleep
do kids need?
Teenagers ages 13-18 function best on at least 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night.
Preschoolers ages 3-5 years old need 10-13 hours of sleep each night.
School-age kids ages 6 to 12 need
9 to 12 hours of sleep each night.
Newborns 0 to 3 months thrive
on 14-17 hours of sleep.
Infants ages 4-11 months thrive
on 12-15 hours.
Toddlers ages 1-2 on 11-14 hours.
Tips for Healthy
Building a Successful
Good sleep hygiene includes a set bedtime routine—going to bed and waking at the same time each day and no electronic devices in bedrooms.
Childlife Essentials® Sleep Essential formula is formulated with natural, science-backed ingredients to help relax your child’s body and mind for a peaceful night's sleep.
Melatonin is a hormone produced by the body that helps regulate sleep. Although short-term supplementation with melatonin has been shown to help sleep latency, not all customers are okay with this ingredient, especially some parents. Customers are looking for a melatonin-free option that works. ChildLife Essentials® Sleep Essential formula is melatonin-free and formulated with quality ingredients that are backed by science.
Amino acids to improve quality and duration of sleep
ETAS® to influence wake time in poor sleepers
true herbal ingredients
Suntheanine® (l-theanine) has been studied in youth for its effects on sleep. The results from a 2011 randomized, placebo-controlled trial showed Suntheanine® improved quality and duration of sleep.
Asparagus officinalis Stem Extract (ETAS®) is thought to indirectly help protect against the effects of stress and influence cortisol levels, while improving sleep efficiency.
Lemon Balm, Valerian and Passionflower work together to promote a sense of calmness, reduce stress and improve quality of sleep.
Ensuring quality organic ingredients
A melatonin-free sleep formula for children
ChildLife Essentials® Sleep Essential uses premium, natural, science-backed ingredients to support healthy sleep habits.
Establishing healthy sleep habits is as important for little ones as it is for adults. For infants, toddlers, children and teenagers, consistent and restful sleep helps to set the foundation for lifelong mental and physical health. Healthy sleep hygiene is supported by a consistent sleep routine, reduced technology use, diet and exercise. ChildLife Essentials® Sleep Essential, made from all-natural herbal ingredients, is designed to support a restful night’s sleep.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics,
a quarter of children under the age of 5 do not get enough sleep and 52% of school age children do not get the recommended 9 hours of sleep on most weeknights.
Good sleep habits help to prevent short– and long-term health issues—including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, poor mental health, injuries and behavior problems. [cdc.gov]
Sleep is essential to brain development in young children, influencing mood and happiness, memory consolidation, motor skill development and alertness and attention at all ages.
Sleep is critical for optimal health
11 to 17 hours
9 to 13 hours
8 to 10 hours