Because nap lengths vary so widely, especially in those early months, please do not worry about the number of naps with babies in the birth to 12-week range. To learn more about this and how to set your days up for success, check out the newborn class, Will I Ever Sleep Again?
Here are the typical age ranges for nap transitions to happen:
|4-5 months||4 naps to 3 naps|
|7-8 months||3 naps to 2 naps|
|13-17 months||2 naps to 1 nap||
For help determining if it's time for your little one to drop a nap, check out our blog Signs It’s Time to Drop a Nap.
If you've determined that it IS time to drop a nap, you can read all about How to Drop a Nap.
To see flexible schedules, check out this Nap Schedules: 5 Months to 25 Months.