Is it better for an infant to sleep on its front or back?

Answer On One Hand: Sleeping on StomachExperts used to think that putting an infant to sleep on his stomach was safer than the back. They thought it prevented infants from choking on their spit-up while t... Read More »

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

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How much should a new infant sleep?

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 »

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 »