ages for dropping naps - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-31-2010, 02:29 AM - Thread Starter
 
dachshund mom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 781
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
What age did your LOs drop each of their naps?

DD went from 3 to 2 at 6 months and seems to be going from 2 to 1 at 10.5 months. Is that even possible?

mom to DD 3/09
dachshund mom is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-31-2010, 03:16 AM
 
ATruck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,243
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Sounds possible. I think there is a pretty wide range. With my first, it took her forever to transition from 3 to 2 naps, and didn't get there till 8 or 9 months. She went to 1 nap at 12 or 13 months. My 8 month old dropped the 3rd nap right around 7 months, pretty easily.

Love the 1 nap phase-- don't fight it

mama to Ingrid (11/06) and Louisa (5/29/09):
ATruck is offline  
Old 01-31-2010, 12:46 PM
 
hakeber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Posts: 3,556
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yep! definitely possible!

DS gradually went from sort of napping all day in the sling or swing to just two discernable long naps by three months, which incidentally coincided with sleeping through the night for 10+ hours.

He started phasing out the second nap at ten months when cruising began and by the time he was walking at 11 months he was down to one two or three hour nap in the middle of the morning, but was sleeping 12+ hours at night.

By 2.5 years old he had zero interest in naps (believe me, I tried EVERYTHING to rekindle those days), but on the plus side, he slept like a teenager in a coma at night. He has always been a super active kid, so once he started getting mobile, there was no interest in sleeping through life. I dread the day he discovers why grown-ups drink coffee.

Is your LO starting to walk, too, by any chance?

Rebekah - mom to Ben 03/05 and Emily 01/10, a peace educator, and a veg*n and wife to Jamie.
hakeber is offline  
Old 01-31-2010, 01:44 PM
 
LadyCatherine185's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Powhatan, VA
Posts: 3,347
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
DS dropped his afternoon nap around 9/10 months.

Catie belly.gif- Happy wife to Aaron stillheart.gif(01.05), mama to Liambikenew.gif(08.08), and Ian jammin.gif (11.10)! homebirth.jpgnocirc.giffamilybed1.gif and joy.gif due Feb 2013 with blessing #3!

LadyCatherine185 is offline  
Old 02-01-2010, 05:12 PM
 
BetsyS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: world of craziness
Posts: 5,307
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We're on the other extreme. Dropped from 3 to 2 at 9 months, and now, at 18 months, he needs 2 naps probably 4 out of 7 days. And, *I* am anxious to get to one nap!!

My first one went from 3 to 2 at 11 months, then 2 to 1 at 16 months.
BetsyS is offline  
Old 02-01-2010, 11:23 PM
 
OceansEve's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: On the prairie
Posts: 2,475
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
DD3 isn't even 9 months yet and some days has 1 nap. My kids have gone through phases changing from 1 to 0 and back again, but we have to enforce a nap cause she gets unbareable w/ the 3 yo, our 2 yo just falls asleep early.

attached to DH superhero.gif 10/03, DD1 blahblah.gif 8/06, DD2 bouncy.gif 12/07, DD3 energy.gif 5/09, DD4 slinggirl.gif 11/12

OceansEve is offline  
Old 02-02-2010, 01:57 PM
 
ShadowMoon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Rhode Island
Posts: 1,390
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ds dropped his morning nap around 10 months old. He still naps in the afternoon at 3 yrs old.

S~ Peace loving, natural living, FuNkY vegan mama to Keiran bouncy.gif 23/Dec/06:
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" ~~ MLK
ShadowMoon is offline  
Old 02-02-2010, 05:18 PM
 
elmh23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Where it's hot!
Posts: 9,270
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I don't remember when dd went from 3 to 2, but I do remember she went from 2 to 1 at 8 months. She stopped napping all together at around 3, but for about 6 months before that they were only a couple times a week.

Ds went to one nap around 12 months, and stopped napping at 2.5.

Mama of three.
 
elmh23 is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off