Rachel Lipman

Sleep Consultant

Consistent Sleep Is Now Within Your Child’s Reach

Recommended Waking and Nap Times for Children From Birth to One Year Old

Birth - 6 Weeks

Time Between Naps: 45 minutes - 1 hour

Length of Nap: 15 minutes - 4 hours

Amount of Daily Naps: 4-8

6 Weeks - 3 Months

Time Between Naps: 1 hour - 1 hour 45 minutes

Length of Nap: 30 minutes - 2 hours

Amount of Daily Naps: 3-5

3 Months - 6 Months

Time Between Naps: Up to 2 hours

Length of Nap: 30 minutes - 2 hours

Amount of Daily Naps: 3-4

6 Months - 9 Months

Time Between Naps: 2-3 hours

Length of Nap: 1-3 hours

Amount of Daily Naps: 3

9 Months - 12 Months

Time Between Naps: Up to 3 hours

Length of Nap: 1-2 hours

Amount of Daily Naps: 2


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