Posted: 25/09/2010 at 11:03
I've always had probs getting K to nap during the day - she wants to be awake and watching everything and fights sleep (although settles and sleeps really well at night randomly!). Over the last 3 weeks or so we have had a breakthrough and I can now get her to nap in her pushchair (the cot is a step too far it seems!). She tends to have a shortish nap (about 30 mins) about 2 hours after waking up (so usually around 10am ish), a longer nap (1-2 hours) around 1pm ish and then another shorter nap around 6pm ish. She then goes to bed at around 9.30/10pm ish and sleeps through until around 8am.
My problem is that I went to see the Health Visitor this week and she asked how daytime sleeping was going so I proudly(!) answered that she was now having 3 naps a day and the Health Visitor looked at me as though I was committing some form of child abuse! She seemed to think that that was too many naps so I am now confused! How often should she be napping during the day (she is 22 weeks) - any advice would be much appreciated!