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Is it usual for naps to shorten at 4months?

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Tipex Sat 18-Jun-05 21:28:28

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popsycal Sat 18-Jun-05 21:31:38

i was thinking long do you leave between naps?
ds2 can usually go about 2 hours...but now seems to be able to stay awake longer.....and hopefully that will make subsequent naps longer....

i am going to try it tomorrow...

Slave2Babe Sat 18-Jun-05 21:32:25

dd still changes daily ... some days she will only nap for 30 mins and other days we'll get up to 2 hours of peace!!

could it be the weather?

Tipex Mon 20-Jun-05 18:21:00

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hana Mon 20-Jun-05 19:06:57

tipex, I was reading last night that some babies have lots of little naps (like your little one) , others might have longer naps but only have one or two during the day.
dd2 is nearly 6 months and she had 2 good naps a day of about 2 hours each, sometimes a bit longer

fruitful Mon 20-Jun-05 19:14:25

I tried all the tricks with dd and wore myself out. Don't think they worked. The only thing that possibly worked was leaving a de-tuned radio outside her room (white noise). Drove me nuts though. And, as they get older and more active they get more tired and sleep longer. That was 9mo for dd though - she suddenly started having 2 90 minute naps a day. Bliss!

Although - what happens when he wakes? I let ds yell for 5 minutes - if he is still yelling he's not going back to sleep. But quite often he does go back to sleep in that time.

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