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Does a good daytime routine help sleeping longer at night?

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Twinklestar2 Tue 18-Nov-14 19:50:16

I'm trying to get my 14 week old to sleep longer at night. We have no daytime routine apart from me reading his cues when he's tired / roughly doing the 90-minute thing and feeding every 3ish hours.

He goes up for a bath around 6.30, then feeds and then bed.

Should I have more of a set routine during the day? Or is this right for a 14 wk old?

Heatherbell1978 Tue 18-Nov-14 20:40:17

I have pretty much exactly the same routine for my 12 wk old. Naps for 30 mins every 90 mins and eats every 3 hours. I try to follow the EASY routine a bit but it doesn't work that well with his timings but I don't feed him to sleep.

I wish I knew too! We've had days where he's slept loads...usually when I've had him out in his pram, and days where he's only had 3 naps totalling 90 mins.....and neither has had any impact on his sleep at night. We've tried dream feeds, different bedtimes....but he's still waking for food 1/2 times a night. At the moment it's every 3 hours as he's having a growth spurt......

Twinklestar2 Tue 18-Nov-14 21:07:35

Thanks for your reply heatherbell. These babies are hard to figure out aren't they!

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