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How long do fifteen to eighteen old babies sleep?

How long do fifteen to eighteen old babies sleep?

Varies: There appears to be no right answer to how many hours a child sleeps. It is really unique to that child. If they are growing, happy, behaving and developing normally , then whatever amount works for that child. Having said that, most seem to sleep 8-12 hours at night. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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How can I stimulate my fifteen to eighteen month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my fifteen to eighteen month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. http://www.babycenter.com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How long do two to four month old babies sleep?

How long do two to four month old babies sleep?

6-8 hours: A four month old baby can sleep from 10 pm to 6 am. Up until four months a baby will usually be up once between 10 pm and 6 am. If a baby is not sleeping through the night by 4 months then i discuss with parents how to achieve that. A baby sleeping in your room or in your bed may not easily sleep all night. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my twelve to fifteen month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my twelve to fifteen month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. http://www.babycenter.com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my eighteen to twenty-four month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my eighteen to twenty-four month old child during playtime?

Their level: Play on their level and communicate. Readin is always best, but doing puzzles and simple games with your kids can be a wonderful stimulus. Blocks and balls with colors while you recite colors is great. Just being with them and stimulating them is wonderful play! ...Read more

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How can I get to know my baby at fifteen to eighteen months?

How can I get to know my baby at fifteen to eighteen months?

Typical behaviors: The fifteen month old will cruise along furniture, walk, and begin to climb. Only a few words other than mama/dada are usually present. Vocabulary expands more around 18 months. Fear of strangers may decrease as behavior increases. Some interest in toilet training may be expressed at this time. This should be praised but not pushed for now. ...Read more

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Do you recommend vaccinations for my fifteen to eighteen month old child?

Do you recommend vaccinations for my fifteen to eighteen month old child?

Yes: At 15-18 months, the boosters for dtap (diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough), hib (hemophilus meningitis), pneumo (meningitis, pneumonia), polio (paralyzing disease) are all needed. Measles and chicken pox vaccines are given unless the child has a suppressed or defective immune system. These serious childhood infections are preventable by vaccines. Some doctors give hepatitis a vaccine at 18 mon. ...Read more

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Should i wake ten week old low birth weight baby four pounds thirteen ounces to feed at night time still, how long should she sleep for max.

Should i wake ten week old low birth weight baby four pounds thirteen ounces to feed at night time still, how long should she sleep for max.

Sleep schedule: A baby should be sleeping 16-20 hours per day.If the baby is sleeping through the night, good. Get your rest do you can face the day. If you are concerned about the babys weight you can get formula that supplies 24 calories per ounce if you are nursing, you can supplement with that formula. ...Read more

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How many hours of sleep does a3 year old boy need to get a full nights rest?

How many hours of sleep does a3 year old boy need to get a full nights rest?

10-14 hours: Depends on if he's a young or old three years but 10-14 hours is a decent range over a 24 hour period. So it also depends on if he naps or not as well as if he's closer to three or four years old. ...Read more

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How many oz milk can we give to 1 yr boy at night bed time n tips how to encourage baby to leave bottle feeding?

How many oz milk can we give to 1 yr boy at night bed time n tips how to encourage baby to leave bottle feeding?

No milk at bedtime: A full tummy at bed time does not make kids sleep better and if anything teaches them to want to eat again before going back to sleep if they wake. If they are bottle huggers, and use it for comfort, put only water in it from now on. You will quit eroding his teeth and might avoid a set of caps.As he tires of the boring water, he will toss it in favor of the good stuff in the cup. ...Read more

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How can I get to know my baby at twelve to fifteen months?

How can I get to know my baby at twelve to fifteen months?

Play: Playing with your child, spending time, talking to them and having fun is the way to go in getting to 'know" your child. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my nine to twelve month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my nine to twelve month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. http://www.babycenter.com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How long should 6 month old babies sleep a day

How long should 6 month old babies sleep a day

14 hours: Babies need about 14 hours of sleep per day at 6 months, of course spread out over the night and naps during the day. ...Read more

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How many OZ & after how many HRS should i formula feed my 6wk old 11lbs child. dont want to over or under feed baby boy.Please help,

How many OZ & after how many HRS  should i formula feed my 6wk old 11lbs child. dont want to over or under feed baby boy.Please help,

Mgt: If your baby has a stuffed nose, nasal saline and removing the mucus prior to feeding will help him comfortably feed. Every 3 hours /3 oz is one approximate schedule, and depending on how hungry he is, he may feed more or less. Burping to avoid spit ups mid way and after the feeding is advised. ...Read more