Babies bring lots of joy and happiness to a home, there’s always common attitude from expectant parents anticipating a new child into the family and sometimes even from the children already present,there’s always this overwhelming joy that fills the family and this joy reaches it climax when the baby arrives and this indeed always calls for celebration.
Mothers are always attentive to their babies reactions, feeding, sleeping chart amongst the many. They have a lot to say about the baby’s sleep chart, ranging from the newborn to their progressive older ages. Babies are indeed marvelous.
Inasmuch as baby sleep is A necessity, if there’s an imbalance in their sleep chart, it will have some inappropriate effects on the baby. For instance to early bedtime may result to early morning waking and disjointed naps, and a too late bedtime may over stress the baby which can cause some sleep torments to the baby. Please little worries for parents lacking on this knowledge because so many mothers have taken quality time to help proffer great assistance to their fellow parents globally drafting a suitable sleep chart for babies ranging from a day old down to an advance age of the baby.
The baby sleep chart is very easy and comprehensive to the understanding of every parent and anyone interested in such knowledge.
For a newborn:
Average total sleep is 15-17 hours, number of naps both daytime and nighttime indeed varies ranging from 8-9 hours. Please do note that newborn need to eat frequently and wake to eat when needed so parents need to be watchful of the signals from the baby.
For 1-2 months baby:
Average total sleep is 14-17 hours , number of naps both daytime and nighttime indeed varies ranging from 8-9 hours. Please do ensure the baby sleeps adequately and early enough than late.
For 3-5 months baby:
Average total sleep is 14-16 hours, number of naps both daytime and nighttime varies absolutely ranging from 3 naps daytime for 4-6 hours and 7-9 hours nighttime. As the baby keeps advancing, the sleep hours changes.
For 6-9 months baby:
Average total sleep is 12-15 hours, 2-3 naps for 3-5 hours at daytime and 10-12 hours at nighttime. Most babies are take two naps at this age.
For 10-14 Months Baby:
Average total sleep is 11-14 hours, 2 naps for 2-3 hours at daytime and 9-11 hours at nighttime. 1-2 naps at this age.
For 15-20 months baby:
Average total sleep is 12-15 hours, one nap 2-4 hours at daytime and 9-11 hours at nighttime.1-2 naps at this age.
BABY SLEEP CHART
Average Sleep Schedule by Age
|AGE||AVERAGE HOURS||DAYTIME HOURS||NIGHTTIME HOURS||NOTES|
|Newborn||15-17||8-9||8-9||Make sure the baby is fed properly.|
|1-2 Months||14-17||8-9||8-9||Ensure adequate sleep.|
|3-5 Months||14-16||4-6(3 naps)||7-9||Sleep hours varies.|
|6-9 Months||12-15||3-5(2-3 naps)||10-12||Two naps by most babies.|
|10-14 Months||11-14||2-3 (2 naps)||9-11||1-2 naps by most babies.|
|15-20 Months||12-15||2-4 (1 nap)||9-11||1-2 naps by most babies.|
|2 Years and above||8||2-3||7-8||Advanced.|
The very important information to be handy is that; Proper baby sleep chart help your baby get an adequate required rest, it helps tremendously in their growth and notably it helps in their brain development and healthy life.