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When your baby is waking during the night you may feel like you're doing something totally wrong and that everyone else baby is sleeping longer than yours, but it's important not to put pressure on yourself if your baby isn't sleeping for as long as you'd expect. Every baby is different and it's completely normal and healthy for your baby to wake during the night. Newborn babies have very small stomachs so usually wake to be fed every two to three hours. Some babies start to sleep for longer stretches when they are around three months old, but in general they won't sleep all night until they are closer to a year old.