What is the single most important thing you can do as a breastfeeding mom to help with your baby’s sleep? Keep your baby awake while feeding!
You’ve probably heard the concept of:
SLEEP. This is essentially the repeating order of operations throughout your baby’s first year. Feed baby when she wakes, keep her awake for her age appropriate amount of time, and then put her down to sleep. Notice I did not say, “feed her to sleep!” Breastfeeding to sleep is the nu
Milk. It does a body good right? Well, it can sometimes not do a body so good when it comes to sleep in little ones. Here’s why. At 12 months of age, your child’s nutrition should shift from a diet of primarily breast milk or formula, to a diet consisting of solid food, with milk as an accompanying beverage. However, sometimes kiddos have trouble making that shift and their appetite for milk can become obsessive, even addictive. As young toddlers chug it all day long, their