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goes back and forth between sleeping and waking during a
24-hour day. Over the first 3 months, the baby gradually
sleeps for longer periods. By the third or fourth month, most babies sleep for
their longest period (up to 7 to 8 hours) during the night and develop set nap
You can help your baby—and yourself—sleep
better. The goal is to help your baby learn self-comfort so that he or she can get to sleep, and get back to sleep, with little help from you.
Current as of:
December 6, 2013
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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