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When and How to End Toddler Naps: Parents Share Their Experiences

From the moment you brought your little one home, you counted the hours of sleep your baby was getting, or possibly not getting. Children need their sleep, especially as they are developing babies. In fact, your baby will transition from 5 or 6 naps each day to just 2 naps during the first 12 months. And sadly, there will come a time in your child’s life when he will outgrow napping altogether. Don’t worry, your child will beg for naps again once they hit their teenage years. The big question is—when does my child not need a nap anymore? How do I know they are ready to give up naps? We’ve compiled experiences from five parents to help you see the signs and decide when it is time for your toddler to stop napping. Dropping the Morning Nap By the time your child turns one, you may be patting yourself on the…