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bedtime

The time at which a person first tries to fall asleep—as distinguished from the time when a person gets into bed.

bedtime

Sleep disorders The time when one attempts to fall asleep–as distinguished from the time when one gets into bed
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The study included data on bedtimes from when the children were nine months and again when they reached four.
Try a milky drink and a few stories in the build-up to bedtime with no TV.
In Bedtime Stories Skeeter is a hapless bachelor who's forced to do odd jobs in the hotel his father used to own.
Also, 1,000 runners up in our great competition will win Cow & Gate Baby Bedtime Tips books.
To celebrate the launch of Nick JR's once upon a bedtime competition, we have 10 brilliant Nick JR blissful bedtime kits to give away.
Bedtime noncompliance is one of the most common and treatable types of child sleep problems.
He says naps are vital for babies, and when they stop taking morning naps - which is generally some time between 12 and 21 months - parents need to keep a close eye on their behaviour to see if their bedtime needs to be altered.
While she uses old tricks such as counting sheep under a perfect, cloudless sky to get back to dreamland, she often finds herself wide-eyed after bedtime - usually about four times in a night.
Metabolic health was better in women who had more regular sleep schedules, including regular bedtimes across weekdays and weekends.
The study also cannot prove that late bedtimes caused distress or problems at school, it only shows an association.
The University College London (UCL) study, which was conducted on more than 10,000 children, found that youngsters with inconsistent bedtimes may demonstrate more behavioural issue, like hyperactivity and problems with peers, and show symptoms similar to jet lag, the Guardian reported.
Researchers have found that inconsistent bedtimes are linked to children's cognitive development.