All About Sleeping 1 to 2 years

Most toddlers will sleep an average of 11 hours through the night, and will make up any extra sleep that they need in naps. If your baby needed a lot of sleep in the first year he’ll probably continue to do so in the second; if he needed little sleep, then this trend will continue, too. Even though he sleeps through the night, he’ll still need two naps a day. How long these naps last will depend, as before, on your baby. What may change this year will be the times at which he wants to nap. For example, you may find that the nap that he used to take at around 9 or 9:30 a.m. gets later and later. This means he’ll want to sleep immediately after lunch, at around 1:30 or 2 p.m. On other days, however, he may take ...

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