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Bethany - posted on 03/30/2009

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At nine months that sounds perfectly normal, especially for a baby on a consistent routine! Since 4 months my daughter has taken at least 2 naps a day and slept 12 hours at night.

My MIL claimed that "she sleeps too much... you're going to make her retarded." People say stupid things. Just because someone with a sleep-deprived baby thinks it's too much, doesn't mean it is. Young babies need a lot of sleep. I think you're doing a great job with making sure he gets the sleep he needs!

Nazevyanga - posted on 03/30/2009

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I wish my DD would sleep that much, she is 7 months old and she only takes two cat naps during the day and wakes up every couple hours at night

Emily - posted on 03/30/2009

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Let him sleep! Some people just need more sleep than others. My son has always been a big sleeper, and i think thats a great thing!

Mary - posted on 03/30/2009

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My son Jayden is 8 months old and he sleeps 10-11 hours at night and has 2 naps a day as well...the morning nap is usualy about an hour to an hour and a half and his afternoon nap is usualy about 2 hours.



I don't think you son is abnormal at all.

Sara - posted on 03/30/2009

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All babies are different, some sleep more, some sleep less. I wouldn't worry about it! :)

Joy - posted on 03/29/2009

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Dont listen to them. A nine month old should be getting between 3-4hrs thru the day and 12hrs thru the night. The better they sleep thru the day the better they sleep thru the night. and not to mention you will have a better behaved less cranky baby to deal with when they r awake.

Kristina - posted on 03/29/2009

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All I gotta say is Right on! Most moms dont get babies like ares that actually sleep. They are just telling you that because they are jealous yours actually sleeps. Lol. By the way... dont listen to what other moms say, because every baby is different and for some reason everyone wants to state their opinion. Sounds like to me your doing great!

Shanna - posted on 03/29/2009

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Then I would say that is perfectly normal!! Don't sweat it - if he is sleeping well through the night that means he is getting enough sleep :) If he was sleeping too much he would probably not sleep at night

T_cjones108 - posted on 03/29/2009

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Quoting Shanna:



How old is he?






 






My 8.5 month daughter sleeps for 10-11 hours at night then has 2 1.5 - 2 hour naps during the day. I would definately say that your baby isn't sleeping too much. They need lots of sleep. I think the average for an 8 month old is actually 14-17 hours a day. So if your baby is younger than that it would probably be a bit more






he will be 9 months on the 10th

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let him sleep!!!!!!!! dont listen to others. my twins are 8 months old and still sleep up to 3 hours during the day and 11-12 during the night

Shanna - posted on 03/29/2009

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How old is he?



 



My 8.5 month daughter sleeps for 10-11 hours at night then has 2 1.5 - 2 hour naps during the day. I would definately say that your baby isn't sleeping too much. They need lots of sleep. I think the average for an 8 month old is actually 14-17 hours a day. So if your baby is younger than that it would probably be a bit more

T_cjones108 - posted on 03/29/2009

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my boys sleeps alot and i have had some people tell me he shouldnt be sleeping that much! hes naps 2x a day and sleeps 11 to 12 hrs a night! is this normal?? i keep him up as much as possible during the day, but hes gets tired and cranky so i put him down and he is out like a light!

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