Napping 101: Everything You Need to Know About Your Child's Daytime Sleep

Whether you want to find the right sleep schedule for your baby or just need to help your overtired toddler take a rest, here's how to help your baby sleep -- so you can get a break too! (18 Photos)

Patty Onderko on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:47PM

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Around 6 months, the final two naps will begin to fall in place, one at midday and one in the early evening. At this point, try to be consistent about the times you put your baby down (a sample schedule might include naps at 9:30am, 1pm, and 5pm) and resist cat-naps in between.

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