goes back and forth between sleeping and waking during a
24-hour day. Over the first 3 months, the baby gradually
sleeps for longer periods. By the third or fourth month, most babies sleep for
their longest period (up to 7 to 8 hours) during the night and develop set nap
You can help your baby—and yourself—sleep
better. The goal is to help your baby learn self-comfort so that he or she can get to sleep, and get back to sleep, with little help from you.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofJanuary 25, 2016
Current as of:
January 25, 2016
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.