Consolidating 3 naps to 2
So on net, a brisk walk about is generally a far better choice for a few weeks.
Babies drop from 2 naps to 1 nap somewhere between their first birthday and 18 months.
Do some babies drop down to 1 nap prior to their first birthday? If your under 1 year old is working hard to convince you that they only need 1 nap a day I would remain highly skeptical.
But I’ll do my best to help you figure out if, when, and how to survive the inevitable transition of baby dropping naps. Also, this post is primarily targeting babies 6 months and older.Just when you start feeling comfortable with your degree of nap mastery things will start getting away from you. The truth is that crap naps, like pimples on picture day, are simply a part of life.(Sadly this basic concept sums up the entire parenting experience…) Naps that had just barely started to settle into a predictable schedule and duration will start getting shorter. If however, your previously champion napper is having consistent nap issues then, depending on how old your baby is, the issue could be that she’s simply getting ready to drop a nap.Most kids stop napping entirely somewhere between age 3 – 5.Some lucky parents are weaning their kids off napping just prior to kindergarten. resize=300,300&ssl=1 300w" sizes="(max-width: 528px) 100vw, 528px" data-recalc-dims="1" /challenging, especially given that there are so many potential causes of bad naps.
Who wants to lie down in the middle of the day when there are bubbles to blow and cat food to taste?!?