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How long should my child nap for each day?

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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Variable: Babies sleep anywhere from 8 to 20 hours in a 24 hour period. Some babies sleep in long blocks of time and some cat-nap. Your baby will pick her own schedule despite your attempts to put her on one.
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Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Depends on the age: The number and length of naps depends on the age of a child from newborn to school age. Sorry i can't answer this without a specific age.
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Last updated Dec 11, 2012

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