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6-Month Sleep Regression: How Infant Sleep Patterns Change

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 2 min read

As a newborn baby progresses through their first year of life, their sleep schedule can vary wildly. Infants need more hours of sleep than adults, but their sleep routines may fluctuate. In particular, many babies undergo a sleep regression at six months of age, and steering them back toward consistent sleep habits can be challenging.