Baby Sleep Schedule: How Much Sleep Does My Baby Need?

Baby Sleep Schedule: How Much Sleep Does Your Baby Need? (0-12 Months)

July 9, 2019 7:00 am

Published by Jessica

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Babies sleep. A lot.

But as a new mamma, you are probably wondering how much sleep do babies need? Here is a very simple and clear baby sleep schedule for you to follow.


REMEMBER, every baby is different and your little one might want to sleep more or less than others. So just pay attention to how much sleep your baby requires. You can use this guideline just to have a general idea.

   


Newborn

  • Total sleeping time:   16 hours
  • Nighttime stretch:      3 hours
  •  Daytime naps:             6×45 minutes
  • Time between naps:   1 hour

1 Month

  • Total sleeping time:   15 hours
  • Nighttime stretch:      5 hours
  •  Daytime naps:             5×1 hour
  • Time between naps:   1-2 hours

2 Months – 3 Months

  • Total sleeping time:   14 hours
  • Nighttime stretch:       hours
  •  Daytime naps:             4×1 hour
  • Time between naps:   1-2 hours

4 Months – 6 Months

  • Total sleeping time:    13 hours
  • Nighttime stretch:       10 hours
  •  Daytime naps:             3×1,5 hour
  • Time between naps:   2 hours

7 Months – 12 Months

  • Total sleeping time:    13 hours
  • Nighttime stretch:       10 hours
  •  Daytime naps:             2×1,5 hour
  • Time between naps:   3 hours

 

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