Disruptions ahead

Around 6 weeks your baby’s sleep may become disrupted due to a growth spurt. There is a direct relationship between sleep and feeding, so it’s important to have realistic expectations about the variability of your baby’s sleep routines in these early weeks. Your baby will continue to wake frequently in response to hunger, so respond early and offer a feeding. Babies who take a full feeding will usually calm down and go back to sleep. Continue to swaddle your baby with access to their hands when you put them back to sleep.

Sleep anticipations

Number of naps:
3 – 4
Nap lengths:
30 minutes – 2 hours
Night wakings:
3 – 4
Night sleep:
9 – 11 hours
Total amount of sleep:
12 – 16 hours

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