Total Sleep: 14 to 18 hours a day. During the first months, brand new babies sleep in bits and pieces all throughout the day, so there isn’t much of a ‘schedule’ to speak of.
The day starts around 7 am.
Napping: Your little sleepy head will take lots of little naps (for up to 8 hours!)
During these first few months, it’s normal for your baby to sleep just about anywhere and everywhere. That’s completely ok.
Nighttime sleep starts around 10 p.m.
Your baby will drift on and off through the night, waking to feed. The longest stretch of Zzz’s lasts 3-5 hours.
Total Sleep: 12-14 hours a day
The day starts between 6-8 am, depending on your baby, of course!
Napping: 2-3 naps, totaling 3-5 hours a day.
Nighttime sleep starts around 9 p.m.
Your baby may have an unbroken piece of sleep of 6-8 hours, which most anyone would call “sleeping through the night!”
Total Sleep: 12-14 hours a day by the time she hits 8 months.
The day starts around 6-7 am.
Napping: Still 2-3 a day.
Nighttime sleep starts around 8-9pm now.
Your baby’s longest stretch is likely a glorious 7-9 hours at night!
Total Sleep: 12-14 hours in a full day’s cycle.
The day starts at 6-7 am.
Napping: 2 naps, totaling 2-4 hours daily.
Nighttime sleep usually starts earlier, with your baby hitting the hay between 7-9 pm.
Early enough for mom and dad to get some alone time! The longest sleeping stretch usually averages 7-9 hours at night.