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  • Babies at 6 to 12 months are beginning to know the difference between night and day. They may not need to wake up as much at night because night feeds will have reduced.
  • At this age, most babies sleep 10-14 hours in a 24-hour period. Their longest sleep period tends to be at night.
  • By 6 to 12 months, babies can become upset if you leave the room. They know you are the one who cares for them and keeps them safe.
  • From 6 to 12 months, your baby may have 2 daytime naps for 1 to 2 hours, but don’t worry if they aren’t as each baby is different and sleeping patterns vary a lot.

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Reviewed on: 27-03-2023