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How to help your child adjust to daylight saving - text version

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Daylight saving might mean an extra hour of daylight, but it can also affect your child's sleeping patterns. Get some tips on how to make the transition a bit easier.

Gradually move bedtime earlier by 10 to 15 minutes each night for 3 to 4 nights before putting forward the clock.

Keep to their normal bedtime routine.

Darken the room as there will be more light in the evening.

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Last reviewed: August 2023

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