Essay On Sleep Patterns

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Things to Know About Your Baby’s Sleep Pattern How to Cope With Baby’s Different Sleep Routine Changes in Babies’ Sleep Pattern as They Age Babies bring happiness and excitement to all parents. But, have you experienced any difficulty when it comes to your baby’s sleep patterns?If you’re answer is no, I guess you’re lucky. But if your answer is yes, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Fortunately, this article will help you understand everything you need to know about your little ones’ sleeping habits as they age. Babies need a lot of sleep. It helps them to develop their brains as well as other body functions. However, not all babies have the same sleep patterns. But as they grow, they show some progress. Babies 0-3 Months Newborn babies are…show more content…
Babies 3 to 6 months When he’s at his third month, he may sleep for up to 16 hours. He’ll have up to 11 hours of sleep at night and a few daytime naps. In addition, babies can go back to sleep on their own. However, you may still wake at night when he’s hungry. It’s advisable to establish specific good sleeping habits when your baby is already 3 months old. You can also decide a consistent time for his nap time during the day. It’s best to encourage him to sleep in as early as 7 pm. You’ll surely have a hard time putting him to sleep when it’s late. For sure, you don’t want him to adapt that time of sleeping in the following months. Like what you need to do during his first month, regulate a bed time routine that will help him to recognize that it’s time to sleep. Change his clothes, avoid noises and sing him a lullaby. If your baby achieved his required hours of sleep at night, you can wake him up early in the morning. It’s a good start for him to follow a consistent pattern of waking and sleeping. Babies 6 to 9 Months Six month-old babies need 14 hours of sleep. You can expect that your baby can have a longer sleep each day and can settle himself back to
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