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How much sleep does my baby need?  

As a new parent, your baby’s sleeping habits are probably one of the first things you talk about with other new moms and dads. Here’s a rough guide of what to expect.

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to read Jan 5, 2021

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https://sleepfoundation.org/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need (Accessed December 29 2016)

 

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