How much sleep do babies need?

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The number of hours of rest a baby needs varies with age. Here's what doctors recommend:

Age: 1 week
Day Sleep: 8 hours
Night Sleep: 8 1/2 hours
Total: 16 1/2 hours


Age: 1 month
Day Sleep: 7 hours
Night Sleep: 8 1/2 hours
Total: 15 1/2 hours


Age: 3 months
Day Sleep: 5 hours
Night Sleep: 10 hours
Total: 15 hours


Age: 6 months
Day Sleep: 3 1/4 hours
Night Sleep: 11 hours
Total: 14 1/4 hours


Age: 9 months
Day Sleep: 3 hours
Night Sleep: 11 hours
Total: 14 hours


Age: 12 months
Day Sleep: 2 1/4 hours
Night Sleep: 11 1/2 hours
Total: 13 3/4 hours
 
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