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2 Apr 2024

Event - Baby's sleep-wake cycle

Baby's sleep-wake
It involved alternating periods of sleep and alertness, evolving with their neurological development.
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Top Asked Questions
Do babies have a sleep cycle at 19 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes, by 19 weeks, babies start to develop a discernible sleep cycle, alternating between periods of movement and rest, although it might not align with the mother's sleep schedule.

How can I tell if my baby is sleeping?

You may notice patterns of activity and quiet periods that suggest your baby's sleep cycles. These cycles can become more recognizable as you pay attention to times when the baby is less active, indicating they might be sleeping.

Does my baby dream at this stage?

While it's difficult to say definitively if babies dream in the womb, they do enter REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep, which is the sleep stage associated with dreaming, later in pregnancy.

How long does the baby's sleep cycle last?

Fetal sleep cycles can vary, but they generally last between 20 to 40 minutes. As the pregnancy progresses, these cycles will become more extended and structured.

Can my activities influence my baby's sleep patterns?

Your daily rhythms, including movement, sounds, and even light exposure, can influence your baby's activity levels. However, the baby's sleep cycles are primarily regulated by their own developing biological rhythms.

Juliette
Midwife for 8+ years
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Joyce
8 Jul 2023

I love how these babies wake you up and then go to sleep leaving you up loosing sleep like nah wake up little girl ! Mommy need her ass changed too 不 tf

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Stacey
I am laughing so hard....mommy need her ass changed too!!!
27 Mar 2024

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Joyce
Period 不!!
27 Mar 2024

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