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How Long Should Your Baby Be Awake/Asleep?

How Long Should Your Baby Be Awake/Asleep?

 

Sometimes as a mom you wonder if your baby is sleeping too much or not enough. We understand the struggle! All the sudden you have to know everything about being a mom and it is not easy. To make it easier on you busy moms, we created this guideline to help you know how much sleep your baby should be getting.

 

 1 Month

Your baby should be awake about 45-60 minutes between naps because they are still growing so much their little bodies are exhausted. They should be napping 3-5 times a day for 1-3 hours.

 2-3 Months

Your baby should be awake about 1 hour between each nap, taking about 3-4 naps 1-3 hour naps a day.

 3-6 Months

Your baby should be awake 1 -1 ½ hours between naps. Your baby should be napping 3-4 times a day for 1 ½ - 2 ½ hours.

 6-9 Months

Baby should be up for about 2-3 hours between taking naps. Your baby should be taking 2-3 naps 45 minutes – 2 hours in length.

 1-2 Years

Your baby should be awake for 1 ½ - 2 ½ hours between naps. Your baby should nap 1-2 times a day for 1 ½ - 2 ½ hours.

 2-4 Years

Your baby should be up for 5 –7 hours taking 1 nap for about 1-2 hours.

 

We would love to end this post and say, "It is as easy as this guide. Just make sure your baby is sleeping X amount of hours.", but we get that isn't how it works. Getting your baby to sleep / getting your baby to stay asleep is a challenge! We would love to hear your tips and tricks so share with us on our Instagram @shophushbaby !