Most babies this age should sleep 12–16 hours per day, including a stretch of 9–12 hours at night. Your baby will likely still take two naps per day. Some babies nap for 30 minutes, while others nap for up to 2 hours.
How many naps should a 9 month old take?
Between 6- and 8-months-old, your infant may still be on one of two nap schedules – with some babies taking several shorter naps per day, each beginning about 2 hours after they last woke, and other babies taking two consistent naps. By 9-months-old, most babies are on a consistent two nap per day schedule.
Why is 8-month-old waking at night?
Why is my 8-month-old waking at night? Sleep regressions can be triggered by something external thats bugging them (a cold, turning the clock forward and backward for daylight saving time, teething, hunger), as well as developmental milestones.
Why is my 8-month-old waking up every 2 hours?
As with other sleep regressions, this one is characterized by disruptions in your babys sleep cycle. The 8-month sleep regression is a surprising (though completely normal) shake-up in your babys established nighttime routine, marked by more trouble sleeping and falling asleep, and more frequent wake-ups overnight.
What words should my 9 month old be saying?
After 9 months, babies can understand a few basic words like no and bye-bye. They also may begin to use a wider range of consonant sounds and tones of voice. Baby talk at 12-18 months. Most babies say a few simple words like mama and dadda by the end of 12 months -- and now know what theyre saying.
How do you discipline a 9 month old?
Also known as the rules for making rules:Do tell and show your baby how much you love him. Dont be too strict or rigid. Do be strict enough. Dont let down your guard about safety. Do take personality into account. Dont shame, criticize, or strike your child. Do be consistent. Dont always say no. •Nov 20, 2018
How long does the 8 month sleep regression last?
How long will it last? While it might feel like forever, most sleep regressions only last for 3 to 6 weeks. If sleep troubles are resolved more quickly its likely that baby was troubled by other temporary factors like a change in schedule, an illness, or teething, rather than experiencing a true regression.
Are 9 month old tantrums normal?
Tantrums are a normal stage of every babys development, and they dont last forever (although sometimes they seem never–ending). By responding with empathy and showing your baby you care about their needs, youll have to tools you need to weather the tantrum years.