Help them get enough sleep. The chart below outlines the recommended hours of sleep a child needs each day. Having a schedule of bedtimes and n
aps helps your child "recharge" throughout the day. Keep in mind that routines are important. If your child misses their scheduled nap time, try and keep them awake until their next nap time or bedtime to maintain a routine.
- By 4 months most children take three to four naps
- By 8 months most children take two naps
- By 21 months most chlldren take one nap
- By age 6 most children no longer need a regular nap time