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He`s only really awake for around an hour before showing slepy signs again

Hi there, up until around 10 weeks I was having lots of trouble getting wee Sam to sleep much during the day- sometimes going from 6 in the morning til 9 at night with maybe three short sleeps. I managed to work out that he had reflux and since putting measures in place to solve that he is now sleeping much better. Now though he`s only really awake for around an hour before showing signs that he`s ready for bed again. He does have a longer wakeful period at night around 2-3 hours, and is otherwise happy and very healthy. Is this a normal sleep pattern??

Maree...
Answer: Hi, If the wakeful period is middle of the night then I would consider keeping him up a bit more during the day but if it is early evening then this should be fine. We say act on tired signs this is the best way but sometimes you need to consider your daily schedule as well. Cheers, Maree
Answered: 22 Jun 2009