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how many naps?

should a 2 almost 3 month old get a day? im trying to get her on a routine during the day and i just dont know when to set aside time for naps and how many times a day to do it...right nowits so random and there is no pattern other than the fact that she only sleeps for 30 mins at a time, on some days she sleeps 2 hours..im a new mom, please no sarcastic answers.

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MaciesMommy09

Asked by MaciesMommy09 at 12:39 AM on Aug. 20, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Lets see......this was alomst 5 months ago for me....but I think it took us til she was about 5 months to get her on a schedule. Once we did, she was waking at 8:30-9, then nap from about 10-12, then a nap at 2-4, then an cat nap at like 6 or so.....bathtime at 8 and bed nop later than 9. GL!! :))
    TNT8687

    Answer by TNT8687 at 12:46 AM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • well at 2-3 months its really hard for them to be on a schedule. your pretty much on babies schedule. i know mine would sleep all day and stay up all night. around 5 or 6 months it will get easier.
    JayRo00

    Answer by JayRo00 at 1:21 AM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • at three months old, a schedule is going to be nearly impossible. you can develop a general routine, but it's going to vary a lot depending on your baby - she's growing and changing every day. i wasn't able to get my 2 older boys on a nap schedule until around six months, and only at about 10 months did it become a solid routine. my youngest son, noah, is 4 months old and still sleeps when he's sleepy and wakes up when he's not. you'll notice as your baby grows that she'll put herself on a sort of routine - she'll wake up around the same time, eat, play, get sleepy, nap, wake up for lunch, play, nap - and you'll be able to follow her lead and find a routine that works for you.

    good luck!
    pretty_menace

    Answer by pretty_menace at 1:33 AM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • when my little one was that small,she would wake up around 7-8am stay up for an hour os so then i laid her down for a nap,then she would have an other nap in the middle of the day,then one more later around6 or so.now at 14 months she has 2 naps a day,1st around 12 2nd around 530 or so.i read u have to lay them down when they show 1st sings of being tierd
    angelairelan

    Answer by angelairelan at 9:51 AM on Aug. 20, 2009

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