The Essential Guide To Recommended Sleep Durations.
0-3 months: Hands down newborns would win a sleep marathon if there were a sleeping contest. Doctors suggest that it is normal for them to sleep upto 20 hours a day. When comforted by the touch of parents, and especially the new mother, newborns sleep for about 14 to 17 hours a day. A new mother often tries to match her sleep patterns to her newborn to recuperate as well as be available to feed her baby.