What time should 9-week-old go to bed?

Bedtime should be no later than 7:00-8:00pm. If you are finding that baby starts to wake frequently at night or earlier in the morning than usual, try scaling back bedtime even more, possibly to even 2.5-3 hours after the last nap ends. This is a normal pattern as we get closer to dropping the second nap.

Should a 9-week-old be on a schedule?

So, mamas, here’s a look at the schedule for a 9-week-old baby: At this age, and until your baby is about 12 weeks old, he/she will sleep for about 14-17 hours a day/night, and take 4-5 naps a day. So first AND last feedings should be about the same time each day once your baby sleeps 8 hours at night.

Should a 9-week-old baby sleep through the night?

9-week-old baby sleep Your baby should be starting to sleep in solid blocks at night, usually about 5-6 hours although it’s different for each baby and 6-7 hours is still completely normal. However, as their nighttime sleeps get longer, their daytime naps might be getting shorter.

How do I get my 9-week-old to sleep through the night?

Here’s how to get baby to sleep through the night:

  1. Establish a bedtime routine.
  2. Teach your baby to self-soothe, which means trying your best to soothe them less.
  3. Start weaning the night feedings.
  4. Follow a schedule.
  5. Keep a calming ambiance.
  6. Stick to an appropriate bedtime.
  7. Be patient.
  8. Check out our sleep tips!

How often should a 9 week old baby feed?

Newborns should nurse eight to 12 times a day for the first month; when your child gets to be 4 to 8 weeks old, they’ll probably start nursing seven to nine times a day. If they’re drinking formula, your baby will probably want a bottle every 2 to 3 hours at first.

How much milk should a 9 week old drink?

Breastmilk Feedings and Amounts by Age

Age # of feedings per day / 24 hours Average Bottle Sizes (if applicable)
0-4 weeks on-demand ~2-3 ounces / 60-90 ml
5-8 weeks on-demand ~2-4 ounces / 60-120 ml
9-12 weeks/3 months ~8-10 3-4 ounces / 90-120 ml
13-16 weeks/4 months ~6-10 3-4 ounces / 90-120 ml

How often should a 9 week old feed?

How many Oz should 9 week old drink?

Formula Feeding Amounts by Age

Age # of feedings per day / 24 hours Average Bottle Size
5-8 weeks 6-7 ~4 ounces / 120 ml
9-12 weeks/3 months 5 4-6 ounces / 120-180 ml
13-16 weeks/4 months 5 4-6 ounces / 120-180 ml
5 months 4-5 6-7 ounces / 180-210 ml

How long should 9 week old sleep night?

Your new baby needs lots of sleep: a newborn should get 14-17 hours of sleep per 24 hours, according to the National Sleep Foundation. “At nine weeks, you should see a pattern start to emerge with 3-4 naps per day, and at least two of those naps are ideally longer than 1-1.5 hours.

How do you entertain a 9 week old baby?

Games for Your 9 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

  1. Cooing & Gurgling: Talk to baby often.
  2. Switch Swat: Dangle simple objects (rattle or plastic measuring spoons) from a string so baby can swipe at it.
  3. Toy Gaze: Play with baby’s favorite toy in front of them while lying on his tummy to get them interested in looking up.

Is there a growth spurt at 9 weeks?

If your baby is suddenly hungrier than usual, they may be going through the 9-week-old baby growth spurt. There is no set rule for how often a 9-week-old should be fed, keep feeding on demand as they instinctively know how much food they need to fuel their growth.

How long can a 9 week old baby sleep at night?

Can a 9 week old baby sleep through the night?

Good news: By this week your baby might be sleeping six or more hours a night! Be prepared for a relapse though. She’s still settling in to her sleep routine, and it’s common for babies to take a step back, Zs-wise, before they make the next leap forward. And some might not start sleeping through for a few more weeks (or — sorry — even months).

What to do with a 9 week old baby?

Help her along by keeping up a bedtime routine, putting her down at the same time every night and sticking to the same prebed activities, such as a warm bath and a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar before you tuck her in.

What’s the best bedtime routine for Your Baby?

There is no one-size-fits-all bedtime routine that works for every baby. Try to be flexible and find what suits both you and your baby. Here’s an example of a bedtime routine that works for many families: A feed with cuddles. A nightcap fills your baby’s tank before the night ahead.

How is your baby developing at 9 weeks?

Your baby’s development at nine weeks old Your baby’s hearing has been fully developed for a while, but you may find they are suddenly really interested in new sounds and where they come from. You’ll notice that when you play music, your baby will kick their legs in excitement, and listen intently.