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Ok so I take my daughter to work with me since its a daycare & shes even in the same classs. So shes teething now but kinda freaked out today. Her usual nap is 1hr or so. Today she went to sleep at noon and woke up at almost 3. Can they really jump that much in a nap? Could teething do this or a growth spurt? Any help would be nice thank you. Im not worried just a little freaked out bc shes never done that!

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Asked by mercy928 at 5:47 PM on Aug. 4, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • sometimes, it happens. Who really knows the reason why. Maybe she is fighting something, maybe it's a growth spurt, maybe it was teething. It's ok.

    Answer by layh41407 at 5:48 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Teething, a growth spert, just being generally tired can do that. It's normal.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:49 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My little guy takes a 3-4 hour nap most days. It's just what's normal for him. Since it's not her normal routine, I would keep an eye on her and watch for signs of illness. And it's also perfectly possible that she is about to start a growth spurt as well. Just keep an eye on her. I'm sure it's fine.

    Answer by jdanielle82 at 5:49 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • how old is she? my kids started taking longer naps during the day around five-six months. growth spurts do make them sleep more though.

    Answer by noel1978 at 5:54 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Growth spurts and teething can cause them to take longer naps

    Answer by MsHouseWife at 6:07 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Yep. Growing, teething, or just feel blah can do it.

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 6:14 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Sounds totally normal to me! My kids would often have a big variation in naps like that. Just a great example of how she gets what she needs!

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 8:58 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My son takes two 2 hours naps a day and if he only gets 1 nap it's at least 2-3 hours.

    Answer by JoeyJrsMomma at 9:04 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Totally normal, it could be a growth spurt, teething, if she is becoming more mobile she'll tire much more.

    Answer by MamaNata at 10:18 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

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