How much sleep do 6-month-olds need?
At this stage, your child’s sleep patterns are starting to settle down. They’ll get roughly 11 hours of rest at night, plus a few daytime naps, for a total of 14 to 15 hours per day.
Fortunately, these long, uninterrupted stretches of time mean you’ll finally get some of the rest and relaxation you deserve. Simply follow these easy tips for improving your own sleep habits. It’s also a chance for you to rekindle physical intimacy with your partner.
When should 6-month-olds sleep?
Here are two sample schedules that are appropriate for formula or breast-fed 6-month-old babies. Just remember that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach and it’s OK to customize them to suit your child’s specific needs.