What a 9 week old baby should be doing?

Some of the big milestones to keep on your radar include smiling at people, looking around for a parent, turning the head toward sounds, making goo-goo ga-ga sounds, holding the head up for longer periods during tummy time, and making lots more movements with the arms and legs.

What time should a 9 week old go to bed?

Bedtime in newborns is naturally late, usually around 9:00pm or later, but it is important to start moving the bedtime earlier around 6/8 weeks. By 2 months, baby’s last nap should be ending by 6:30pm. Bedtime should be around 6:30-8:30pm and should occur about 1-2 hours after the last nap ends.

What activities can I do with my 9 week old?

Games for Your 9 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

  • Cooing & Gurgling: Talk to baby often.
  • Switch Swat: Dangle simple objects (rattle or plastic measuring spoons) from a string so baby can swipe at it.
  • Toy Gaze: Play with baby’s favorite toy in front of them while lying on his tummy to get them interested in looking up.

How long should a 9 week old go between naps?

How do you figure out how long your baby should stay awake?

Baby Age Time between Naps Nap Duration
Birth – 6 weeks 45 min – 1 hour 15 minutes – 4 hours
6 Weeks – 3 Months 1 hour – 1 hour 45 minutes 30 minutes – 2 hours
3 Months – 6 Months ~2 Hours 30 minutes – 2 hours
6 Months – 9 Months 2-3 hours 1-3 hours

Should my 9-week-old have a routine?

You can absolutely start this with your 9-week-old!! The 2.5-4 hour time window will still apply to your baby. So, mamas, here’s a look at the schedule for a 9-week-old baby: At this age, and until your baby is about 12 weeks old, he/she will sleep for about 14-17 hours a day/night, and take 4-5 naps a day.

Is it OK for 9-week-old to sleep all night?

Sleepy Baby Good news: By this week your baby might be sleeping six or more hours a night! Be prepared for a relapse though. She’s still settling in to her sleep routine, and it’s common for babies to take a step back, Zs-wise, before they make the next leap forward.

How do I stimulate my 9-week-old?

Your baby’s development at nine weeks old You’ll notice that when you play music, your baby will kick their legs in excitement, and listen intently. Try playing some fast-paced music followed by a quieter song or lullaby and watch how their reaction changes. You may find they visibly relax or even sleep.

What is a good routine for a 2 month old?

While every baby’s sleep needs are slightly different, a typical 2-month-old sleeps a total of 14 to 17 hours a day, including four to six naps. Day-night confusion should be subsiding, and you may see baby settle into a rough pattern of 60 to 90 minutes of awake time followed by 30 minutes to two hours of napping.

What should a 2 month olds schedule look like?

Sample sleep schedule for a 2-month-old baby

  • 7:00 a.m.: Awake.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Nap.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Awake.
  • 11:00 a.m.: Nap.
  • 12:00 p.m.: Awake.
  • 1:30 p.m.: Nap.
  • 3:00 p.m.: Awake.
  • 4:30 p.m.: Nap.

How often should you bathe a 9 week old baby?

Three times a week might be enough until your baby becomes more mobile. Bathing your baby too much can dry out your baby’s skin. If you’re quick and thorough with diaper changes and burp cloths, you’re already cleaning the parts that need attention — the face, neck and diaper area.