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Understanding Baby Sleep: 7-12 Months

As Baby approaches her first year, you'll notice some changes in her sleeping habits. These expert tips will help you handle them with ease.
baby sleeping Sleep Hours

Over the next six months, your baby's sleep needs won't change much. From 6 to 8 months, a baby should get an average of 11 uninterrupted hours of sleep each night and 3.5 hours each day, spread out over two to three naps (a morning, afternoon, and late-afternoon nap). From nine to 12 months, the amount of hours of sleep at night stays at 11, but Baby needs only three hours of sleep during the day, with the number of naps dropping to two (the short late-afternoon nap will be eliminated).