The Six-Hour Sleeping Phenomenon

Posted by Pamela Vaughan

Mar 6, 2009 9:33:01 AM

Are you ready for this? ...


I know - can you believe it?� The little man was asleep from 12:30 a.m. last night until 6:30 a.m. this morning, and needless to say, it was glorious.� I felt like a brand new woman this morning.� Usually Emmett's sleep stints last a total of two to three hours, and before last night, the longest period of time he's been asleep was four hours (and even that was rare).� I'm assuming he looked something like this while he slept ...

[caption id="attachment_699" align="aligncenter" width="593" caption="Sleepy Moose"]Sleepy Moose[/caption]

Now some of you may be thinking, "Six hours?� That's what I get on a bad night."� But I assure you, when you become a parent, you and I will be on the same page.� For now, I'm going to chalk those six hours of heaven to a fluke so I don't get disappointed tonight when he reverts back to his two to three-hour sleeping pattern.� But hey, I'm totally going to keep my fingers crossed.� I'll keep you posted.

James and I are also thrilled to report an extreme increase in smile fests, and we were lucky enough to catch some of those precious little smirks on video this afternoon.� Check it out (and go ahead, make fun of the high-pitched mommy/daddy voices all you want) ...


Age Timer: 7 weeks


Topics: Milestones, video, Firsts, sleep, sleep deprivation, night, smiles

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