Our Kids need Neck Support too!
Our tech savvy kids are “neck deep” into the digital age and are obsessed with their screens. The unnatural forward head leaning as they use their devices is creating neck, back and health issues. Children as young as 7 years of age are showing signs of arthritis in their cervical spine. But the computer age is here to stay and the posture of our children is a new worry for parents.
Having our kids sleeping in proper alignment for ANY part of their 24 hr clock is worth investing in.
What Should a Pediatric Pillow Look like?
Too Much Forward lean offered by standard pillow. This reinforces the bad posture often used while on devices.
Perfect neck alignment *Our pillow is best suited for less than 60 pounds or around 6-8 years of age
What Do Scientists Say About Sleep and Children?
Numerous studies have shown the importance of a good night’s sleep in our kids. Poor low quality or interrupted sleep has a huge impact on our health just as it does our children.
Sleep and Weight Issues in Children as young as 4 yrs of age…
- “Short sleep duration is positively associated with obesity in preschool children, and short nighttime sleep duration is significantly related to bedtime and co-sleeping with caregivers.”
- Sleep and Obesity in Preschool Children; Fan Jiang et al, June 2009., Journal of Pediatrics
Sleep and Cognitive Performance issues (ie Concentration in Children)
- “the overnight decrease of knowledge in children reflects a preferential effect of sleep toward the enhancement of explicit aspects of task performance..”.
- Sleep and cognitive performance in children and preadolescents: a review; Araújo, Danilo De Freitas.,Biological Rhythm Research, 2014
Going to sleep on an enVy pillow in proper spinal alignment ensures that your child’s spine is getting a much needed rest from the strain it has endured all day. An aligned spine also allows the body and mind to relax and rest/sleep more comfortably.