How much should a new infant sleep?

Answer Infants from birth to 1 month old typically will sleep 14 to 18 hours a day in stretches of three to four hours at a time. At 6 to 8 weeks old an infant will sleep less during the day and longer s... Read More »

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What percent of an infant's sleep is REM sleep?

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How much sleep does an infant need?

For an infant up to six months of age, they normally need about 16 to 20 hours of sleep per day. For babies six months to 12 months, they will normally need about 15 hours of sleep per day with thr... Read More »

Infant Sleep Remedies?

A universally common challenge for new parents is getting their baby to fall asleep. Also, while some infants have no problem sleeping through the night, some babies cannot seem to sleep more than ... Read More »

Infant Sleep Requirements?

Every infant has a different sleeping pattern, and that pattern will change several times during the first year of life. An overtired infant is an unhappy infant, so you must help your baby fall as... Read More »