How Much Do Babies Sleep?

Answer New parents quickly discover that their baby's sleep patterns are very different from those of adults. Every baby has slightly different sleeping habits, from the infant who sleeps all the time--ev... Read More »

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How much sleep should babies get?

Babies up to about 6 months old need anywhere from 16 to 20 hours of sleep a day, for four- to six-hour stretches at a time. Babies 6 months and older, up to 12 months, need about 14 hours of sleep... Read More »

Do babies sleep better when they eat more during the day?

There is no proof that a baby sleeps better when he eats more during the day. From birth to approximately four months of age, an infant requires feedings of breast milk or formula around every thre... Read More »

Why do babies need more sleep than adults?

Do You *Forgive All* When You See Your Babies Sleep?

Yeah, it's amazing isn't it? It's a good thing the kids aren't onto us - can you imagine all they'd try to get away with during the day!