As you all may know, I just gave birth to my second daughter on Tuesday...I have a question about newborn sleep cycles.
My first daughter is a VERY good sleeper (slept through the night 8-10 hours since 10 days old) and this one seems to be doing well so far. My question is, she seems to be doing too well and I'm not concerned so much as wondering if anyone else has experienced this...
Since she was born four days ago, she sleeps about 20 hours a day. She's up for a few hours in the morning and wakes to feed sporadically. She never cries and seems very peaceful and content. I know I'm making a lot of enemies by saying this, but I just wanted to see if this is 'normal' and if I should just enjoy it or be concerned. I guess I would be more concerned if she didn't seem so contented.
NORMAL, My baby was the same way. He didn't cry, only woke for feedings and slept threw the night since the 1st day we brought him home. He is still a very good sleeper @ 23 moths. Some children are just like that. My oldest was a whole other story! CONGRATULATIONS!
Please enjoy it! man, i miss when my daughter was a newborn, I should have taken advantage of the peace and quite times! This is completely normal, like i said, ENJOY!!!! you are lucky! Congrats!
I am sure they have guidelines online to how many hours per day newborns sleep--think it is up around 20, just if they choose to do the awake 4 from 1am to 5 am you're in trouble. Sounds like a lovely baby! I had ONE sleeper and ONE nonsleeper (not in that order). Hoping for a sleeper this time, really can't take that exhaustion. Congratulations!
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