Updated: Aug 4, 2019
Fun Fact: Many night issues are resolved by fixing day schedules!
All babies are unique in their sleep, of course. Some are great sleepers right off the bat, others are poor sleepers (think: my kid) from the moment they're born. Some babies self-soothe by sucking their thumb, others by putting their thumb nail up to their lip (sounds weird but that's what my kid does). Fortunately, most infants fall under large (malleable) umbrellas of sleep needs. Check out this chart to help you figure out an appropriate schedule for your kiddo.
*Waketime refers to how long baby should be awake between naps/bedtime. Usually the first waketime of the day is the shortest, and the time before bedtime is the longest. Many babies and to