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14 May 2004

Day sleep
My 15 month old boy, only sleeps once during the day. he sleeps at creche at about 11 oclock for about 1 hour and a half. he doesnt sleep again during the day, but by 7 oclock he is so tired.

Should he be sleeping again during the day. i found that if he sleep again at about 5 for 1 hour and a half. then put him to bed again at 8:30, he sleep through the night.

when he doesnt sleep again during the afternoon, he wakes up at night at least 3 times.

why is this. what should i do.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Sleeping only once during the day at this age is acceptable and the night time waking may only be the result of him getting attention if he does wake. There are no definite answers and you need to settle into a pattern that you are comfortable with.
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