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12 month old sleeping 16 hours at night

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nappyaddict Sat 23-Jun-07 18:04:01

is this normal? he is going to bed at 5pm and sleeping through til 8:30 - 9am.

ruddynorah Sat 23-Jun-07 18:24:07

does he sleep in the day? does he seem happy and alert, developing fine?

my dd sleeps 14 hours at night, 6.30 to 8.30, and has a half hour midday. this does seem a lot compared to her friends, but then they seem to sleep for an hour or two in the day.

nappyaddict Sat 23-Jun-07 18:28:02

he has about 1 - 1hr 30 mins in the day.

Tutter Sat 23-Jun-07 18:28:45

ruddynorah Sat 23-Jun-07 18:32:32

hmmm. that does sound like a lot. is he alert during the day? is he 'telling' you he needs that much sleep? what happens if he has, say 12 hours at night?

nappyaddict Mon 25-Jun-07 09:04:40

if he has only 12 hours at night then he sleeps much more in the day. will have at least 2 2 hour naps and possibly one of about an hour about 4 or 5pm.

LilRedWG Mon 25-Jun-07 09:06:10

DD has 12 hours at night and an average of four - five during the day, so about the same. She's 13 months old and has always needed her sleep; the inly thing she really cries for is to go to bed when she's tired.

cruisemum1 Mon 25-Jun-07 09:46:35

blimey !

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