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  • Emma H

    May 15, 2024 at 8:32 pm

    Hi Vivian!

    Yes, what you’re describing is quite common among infants who are going through the catnapping phase. When babies take shorter naps throughout the day, putting them to bed early can help offset the lack of daytime sleep and prevent overtiredness from building up too much, which indeed helps them sleep longer stretches at night.

    If you notice that the early bedtime consistently results in longer, more restful night sleep and a happier baby the next day, it might be a good strategy to continue during this phase of frequent catnapping.

    I hope this helps!