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How Can I Encourage My Baby To Take Longer Naps
Be patient: Many infants will begin to have more regular and longer naps once they are able to crawl or walk. As your baby gets older and more active i suspect that you will find this to be true. I would also add that you should plan on scheduled naps. Most infants are ready for the morning nap 2-3 hours after awakenings. The pm nap usually is after lunch. Note that "sneaky sleep" in the car can ruin a nap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It varies.: Your baby will let you know when naps are no longer needed, simply by not falling asleep then anymore. Some kids go down to 1 nap daily by 1 year old, others not until 2. Some kids stop needing naps at all by 2 years, others still need it when they're school-age. Even some adults benefit from naps! whatever time your baby wakes up on his/her own from the nap is the right # of hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
13 months baby sleeps only 30 min during the day and 12 hours at night, she wont take longer naps and if she did she'll stay up longer. Normal?
At what point should I no longer let my baby nap in the swing. He is 2 months old and takes all of his naps in the swing.?
Consolidation of : Sleep occurs between 1-4 mos. If you put him in his own crib, on his back, drowsy but awake & allow him to self-calm to fall asleep. Avoid sleep problems from swinging's being his "sleep association" by doing this before 5 mos. When "procedural memory" develops. Have a consistent bedtime: read, rock in low light & wipe out his mouth after his last feed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I brake my 4 month old babies internal clock. She wakes up every 40min to the minute all day during her naps.
Is it safe for babies to sleep or nap while someone is baby wearing them (in Moby, Ergo, ring sling, etc) assuming you're doing it properly?
Yes: It is safe as long as it is used properly and their airway is free and clear. In other countries, babies are "worn" by a mother 24/7! ...Read more
No, it is not safe!: Infants should not sleep in "Baby Swings", or "Rock n' Play" by Fisher Price. The best way to prevent "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome" is to place infants on their back, which also encourages normal physical and motor development. They should sleep on a firm, flat surface. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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