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how much sleep does my baby need?

A guide to indicate how much sleep your baby will be sleeping at different ages. Every baby is different so try not to compare with all your friends and don’t always believe relatives’ tales that their babies slept all night at 6 weeks, mother nature is very clever at making us forget how bad the nights may have been and how long it was before our babies slept through.


1 week

4 weeks

3 months

6 months


8 hours 6-7 hours 4-5 hours 3-3.5 hours


8.5 hours 9 hours 10-11 hours 11-12 hours


9 months

12 months

18 months

3 years


3-3.5 hours 2.5-3 hours 2-2.5 hours 1-1.5 hours


11-12 hours 11-12 hours 10-12 hours 10-12 hours
By | 2020-03-10T16:02:30+00:00 July 18th, 2018|0 Comments

About the Author:

Hi, I am Sam Saunders, aka The Baby Guru and mother of 4! I have been a nursery nurse and in the last 10 year’s, worked as a baby sleep consultant. I have developed a Responsive Parenting System, whereby I can work with you in just about any aspect of parenting from newborns right up to five year olds. From sleep training, to weaning. I have helped many families and over 450 babies in the last 10 years.

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