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When do babies sleep through the night

And how do you turn there hours around? He'll be 1month on the 15th

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NuMomie12

Asked by NuMomie12 at 10:42 PM on Nov. 12, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Not anytime soon!
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 10:54 PM on Nov. 12, 2012

  • Whenever they feel like it. Mine did at 7 months. My cousin has a 19 month old who still hasn't. My friend's daughter did at 2 months. Depends on your kid. Get them into a solid routine. It helps, but doesn't guarantee anything.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:55 PM on Nov. 12, 2012

  • Sleep for a new momma is nothing but a fond memory! LOL But I agree with anon. Mine started to sleep through at about 3 months. It helps to give them a warm bath, I used thr J&J bed time bath, and it smells soooooooo good! Then I have her a bottle and she would sleep for about 6 hrs!
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 10:59 PM on Nov. 12, 2012

  • well lets see - my son just turned 5 and about 3 nights a week I am SOO thankful he sleeps through the night ( athough he needs less sleep than the "average" child according to his sleep disorder dr )
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 11:08 PM on Nov. 12, 2012

  • There's no set age. There's nothing you can do to force them to sleep longer either. To get days & nights straight (which usually by now they have), keep it dark and quiet with minimal interaction when baby wakes at night; during the day keep it bright, cheery, not too loud but don't shush all the sounds during naps. Experts say if baby sleeps 5 hours straight during night hours, they're sleeping through the night. My DS didn't sleep 8-10 hours until he was 3 - even now at 5 1/2 he still wakes up some nights.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 12:32 AM on Nov. 13, 2012

  • My first was about a year old. My second was maybe 4 or 5 months. My third is 17 months and isn't sleeping through the night yet. They're all WAY too different to tell, but one month isn't likely to happen anytime soon.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 12:45 AM on Nov. 13, 2012

  • ^^and the PP is right, they're considered "sleeping through the night" at 5 hours...and that was the gauge I used in my answer.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 12:47 AM on Nov. 13, 2012

  • Definitely not at 4 weeks old!!!! They will naturally start sleeping longer as they grow, my daughter started sleeping through at 3 1/2 months, we were very lucky though. There is no set age or time.
    Princess_s21

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 1:42 AM on Nov. 13, 2012

  • Mine were sleeping through the night at 6 weeks ... From 9 pm to 6 am.
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 2:43 AM on Nov. 13, 2012

  • All 5 of mine were sleeping 11-7 around 2 months. Keep things dark and quiet at night when they wake, make it boring for them. During the day, make sure they get some natural light and sing to them, play with them, etc. I also woke mine at least every 3 hours during the day to nurse - doing whatever I had to in order to keep them awake at least long enough to get a full belly (changing clothes, lightly tickling, changing diaper, etc). At night I let them sleep as long as they would.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 3:11 AM on Nov. 13, 2012

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