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How long does a newborn sleep?

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Asked by mandie_jean at 7:25 PM on Jul. 16, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Alot. Up to 20 hrs a day. Depends on the baby.

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:27 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • like at one nap? all times...over 4 hrs, I get them up to eat though

    Answer by surfcitymom at 7:27 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Julita slept 4-6 hours at a time, from the time she came home from the hospital.

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 7:30 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • about 20 hrs a day is normal. usually up to 4 hrs at a time

    Answer by jennifer588 at 7:30 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • My 1 week old is sleeping somewhere between 18-20 hours/24 hours. The longest she has slept at one time up until now was 6 1/2 hours last night.

    Answer by missanc at 9:12 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I breastfed, so I woke Anthony to eat every 3 hours, but he would have slept longer at a time if I let him.

    Answer by Dodie702 at 11:00 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • from the time i brought my daughter home from the hospital til she was about 3 weeks old she slept about 16-18 hours a day...4-5 hours at a time...i would definitely not let her sleep longer than that...i would always wake her up to fed and change she is just about a month and she has started to stay up a little longer between sleeping times...about 2 hours between the times she sleeps

    Answer by stephie06 at 11:34 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

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