Children’s Sleep Chart

Here’s a ballpark estimate for how much your baby or child should be sleeping, but remember that all kids are different, and some may need a little more or less than others. From Parents.com website.

Age

Total Sleep

(hours)  

Nighttime Sleep (hours)

Naps

(hours)

Newborn-2 months
16-18
8-9

7-9 (3-5 naps)

2-4 months
14-16
9-10
4-5 (3 naps)
4-6 months
14-15
10
4-5 (2-3 naps)
6-9 months
14
10-11
3-4 (2 naps)
9-12 months
14
10-12
2-3 (2 naps)
12-18 months
13-14
11-12
2-3 (1-2 naps)
18 months – 2 years
13-14
11
2 (1 nap)
2-3 years
12-14
10-11
1-2 (1 nap)
3-5 years
11-13
[10-11] 10-13
0-1 (naps usually stop by age 5)
5-12 years
10-11
10-11
n/a

Ethan is 2 1/2 yr.’s old and we aim for around 13 hours total p/day. He currently he wakes up at 7:00 a.m. , naps at 1:00-2:15p.m., sleeps at 7:00p.m. Hopefully this continues as he turns 3 yr.’s old.

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