help my baby wont take normal naps (she takes 5 mini ones a day! 2 in the am, 2 in the afternoon and then one before bedtime)

Melissa M - posted on 09/09/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )

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my 3 and a half month old only naps for 35-45mins to a time, she goes down easy enough (and sleep wonderful almost all night from 7-7 ) but wakes up after that time and will NOT go back to sleep nomatter what I try.....wouldnt be a big deal but about half hour before she due to eat she want to nap again in my arms.....pretty sure I made this bad habit a part of her schedule but am no realizing I need to fix it....any suggestions???

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Gale - posted on 09/10/2012

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My brother never naps as a child and only slept for 4 hours a night the only had 1 15 min nap when he was a baby, some kids don't like to sleep

Dove - posted on 09/09/2012

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Some kids are just cat nappers. My son never napped longer than 45 minutes at a time ('normal' was about 20 minutes) until he was down to one nap a day. Then his naps lasted anywhere from as short as 5 minutes to as long as 3.5 hours.

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