Naptime is a blessing for you and your baby. Here are some tips on how to make this important time as beneficial as possible for you both. Why Should Babies Nap? Naps are not just important for their restorative value, although that is their most obvious benefit. Children's sleep expert Elizabeth Pantley describes some of the other advantages to napping: - Adequate sleep is important in brain development. Some research has shown that daytime napping may help move new information ...