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childrens sleep
childrens sleep
Age group Recommended sleep length
New borns 14 - 17 hours a day
Infants (up to 12 months) 12 - 15 hours a day
Toddlers (1 - 2 years) 11 - 14 hours a day
Pre-schoolers (3 - 5 years) 10 - 13 hours a day
School-age children (6 - 12 years) 9 - 12 hours a day
Teenagers (13 - 17 years) 8 - 10 hours a day


Bhupesh Panchal

Author: Bhupesh Panchal, Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.