Q: How many hours a day should my 4-week-old baby sleep?

A: There is incredible variability in how much newborns sleep, ranging from as little as 10 hours to 18 hours a day.  As your baby gets a little bit older, usually by 8 weeks or so, expect more predictable sleep patterns to begin to emerge.

Answered by Dr. Jodi Mindell

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