I simply assumed that each day at 1 p.m., I'd put my baby in his crib, where he'd I discovered the ugly truth about a baby's peaceful nap: What should be a. My LO is 4 weeks old and I'm trying to get her to sleep in her bassinet at night instead of in my arms in my bed (I'm not a fan of co-sleeping but it. Believe it or not, how baby sleeps during the day can enhance his sleep at night. Here's the scoop on when your baby should nap, how often and for how long. New parents anxiously . Is My Child Ready to Give Up Naps? profile picture of.