Baby Sleep Guidelines

Home Forums Pregnancy, Mums2Be, Birth, New Parents Baby Sleep Guidelines

  • This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 8 years ago by Anonymous.
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #15264
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    We asked the experts at Baby Sleep Academy http://www.babysleepacademy.ie/?gclid=C … 4QodnFgAPw for some advice on sleeping patterns for babies and here are the answers to some of the Frequently asked questions they get asked.

    1. How much sleep does my child need?
    The following is a table of how much a baby should sleep, if your baby is falling in with these times give or take an hour you are doing fine.
    Months ….. Night ……..Day….. . Number of Naps
    0-1 ……… 10.5/11* …… 5 ………….. 3
    1-2 ……… 10.5/11* ….. 4/5 ………….. 3
    2-3 ……….. 11.5* …….. 3.5 ………… 3
    3-4 ……….. 11.5* ………. 3 ………… 3
    4-6 ……….. 12* ………… 3 …………. 2/3
    6-12 …….. 11.5/12 …….. 2.5/3 ……….. 2
    12-18…….. 11.5/12….. 2/2.5 …………. 1
    18-24 …….. 11.5/12 …… 1.5/2 ………… 1
    24-30 …….. 11/12 ……. 1/2 ………….. 1
    30-36 …….. 12/13 …….. 0/1 ……….. 0/1

    *The baby will normally need a feed at some stage during the night.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.