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When do babies develop regular sleep patterns?

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By 3 to 6 months, babies typically develop regular sleep patterns and can slumber until dawn. As your baby’s brain matures over these first few months, you’ll probably see a sleep pattern start to emerge -- though it may not be the pattern you want.

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Stanford University Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Parker, S., Zuckerman, B., and Augustyn, M. (eds). , Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: A Handbook for Primary Care

Jennifer Shu, MD, an Atlanta pediatrician, medical editor of HealthyChildren.org, and co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Stanford University Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Parker, S., Zuckerman, B., and Augustyn, M. (eds). , Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: A Handbook for Primary Care

Jennifer Shu, MD, an Atlanta pediatrician, medical editor of HealthyChildren.org, and co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 19, 2019

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