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How many naps??

How many naps does a 21 month old usually have a day? I only get one nap out of him but sometimes he goes a day without a nap and goes to sleep earlier


Asked by giovannismom19 at 11:44 AM on Jul. 4, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • My ds cut himself down to one nap a day at 9 months. He just turned 2 a couple of weeks ago and still takes one, which will last anywhere from 1-4 hours, depending on how much sleep he got the night before.

    Answer by ShadowRaven at 11:58 AM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • The daycare children I have start moving to one nap a day after about 12-15 months depending on the needs of the child. But by 18 months we pretty much are on a one nap a day routine.

    Answer by Lifes-A-Dance at 11:46 AM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • my daughter stopped napping around 20 mos, she just goes to bed earlier and wakes up earlier, my sister kids are 2 and 5 and they both take 2 naps a day..

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 11:46 AM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • Also, if bed time is becoming too much of a battle, then I'd let him give up the nap. You could have him do "quiet time" (looking at books, etc) in his room for a bit to help refresh himself instead.

    Answer by ShadowRaven at 12:01 PM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • 1 or 2

    Answer by rileymommy at 12:56 PM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • when my son was around the same age he did the same thing and now he is going to be 3 in november and he still only takes 1 nap a day and sometimes he dont take any nap at all

    Answer by proudmom4cj at 1:15 PM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • My 20 month old takes one 2 1/2-3 hour nap /day, and he sleeps 11-12 hours at night.

    Answer by missanc at 5:38 PM on Jul. 4, 2010