Sleep is incredibly important for small children as it is during sleep that the child's brain and body recover, and newly learned skills are stored in the memory. Get 7 tips on how to get your baby to sleep.
A newborn baby sleeps most of the day. On average, a newborn baby sleeps between 16 and 18 hours a day. The older the child gets the less it sleeps, and when the child is around 1 year to 1½ years old it will sleep approx. 12-14 hours a day.