My dd2 is nearly 3. She has been napping somedays and not others for months. She gets 12 hours in a 24 hour period. If she naps during the day, she takes ages to fall asleep at night or wakes super early or is awake over night.
So I think 40 minutes nap during the day might be what she needs to enable her to still sleep at night...
My DS had 2 hours at this age. Blissful!
But yes sometimes it would go pear shaped like you describe and I'd lose it because I was so damn tired too and needed a rest. He'd sometimes go back to sleep when this happened. Might just be a phase for your little one. If she went back to sleep then I'd say she does need longer than 40 mins!!
Last edited by Bond Girl; 29-04-2015 at 18:59.
Little Miss Sunshine (29-04-2015)
1 1/2 - 2 hours. He is 3 in September. I have a baaaaad feeling hevis starting to not need it though as he used to go right to sleep at night but we have had a bit of a fight on our hands lately.
DS is 2 in June and sleeps for 1-2 hours. If he wakes up with any less than 2 he is cranky. But it's mostly 1.5.
DS at that age was napping 2-3 hours a day, DD is 2.5 and currently napping anywhere from 0-1 hours. DS is clearly my favourite child
DS is 2 and naps for 2-3 hours. He sleeps 11 hours overnight. I really really do not like all of this talk about kids dropping naps - the break is for me not him!
2-3 hours and 12 hours at night
Ds 15months is slowly dropping his nap. On days with no nap he goes to bed early, on days with a 1.5hr nap he sometimes won't go to bed until very late!
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