Why does a newborn baby sleep so much?

Answer Because they haven't had as much sleep as you have and they need to catch up on their sleep and that is why the older they get the less they sleep beause they are getting caught up.

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How many hours does a newborn baby sleep?

Newborns tend to sleep 16 to 20 hours per day. Parents need to wake up their newborn every three to four hours in order to feed him, because his internal sleep clock is not yet fully developed.Sour... Read More »

Can a newborn baby sleep on her stomach?

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Is it OK for a newborn baby to sleep in a car seat?

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Is a newborn baby supposed to sleep in a bassinet or a crib?

A CRIB because they will sleep better and wont be like sleeping in wood'