I am assuming you mean 3.5 months. :)
That schedule and your activities sound perfect to me. Keep it up Mama, you're doing a great job!
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I was surprised how much my daughter slept during infancy. She slept like 18+ hours per day the first few months. It sounds pretty normal. Now at 7 months she sleeps 14-15 hours per day. Some kids need more than others, but if you are just following his signs of sleepiness, I think you are doing just fine.
I'm so glad this is normal. I googled this shortly after my baby was born because I knew they sleep a lot but it REALLY seems like a LOT! He's 11 weeks tonight and very rarely makes it awake for more than 2 hours. He sleeps HARD at night only waking to nurse every 3 or so hours and then he goes right back to sleep without a peep.
My baby is 4.5 months and still only manages to stay awake 2-3 hours maximum between naps. Babies grow when they sleep... Be happy he's such a good sleeper!!! :)
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my 8 month old still naps every 2 to 3 hours. she gets 3 naps a day and they are from 45 minutes to 2 hours long. at your son's age i'd expect a nap 2 hours after waking each time.
there really is not much to do with a baby, besides talking and singing. try giving gim a rattle or jingly toy. we played pat-a-cake at that age, peek-a-boo, and played with basic noisy baby toys. you are certainly not boring your baby!
drowning in hormones with 4 daughters and an understanding, loving hubby. also some dogs. my life is crazy and we are always learning.
Agreed! They really do through an amazing amount of hours during the first few months. Pretty soon though, you'll get more chances to play together since their nap time will get shorter. Hopefully your little one will still sleep through the night and not keep you up! :)
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