While it is common for breastfed babies to wake more (than bottle-fed babies) overnight in early infancy, as their natural sleep rhythms develop their total sleep time should begin to stabilize and become comparable to non-breastfed babies. However, that is not always the case! During those early months little ones can develop an association between eating and falling asleep. They believe that in order to fall asleep, they must be nursing!
Tired, nursing mamas are often asking me, “how can I get my breastfed baby to sleep longer at night?” The answer? Break your child’s associate between eating and falling asleep.
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