Breastfeeding and Sleep Patterns

  Your baby’s sleep patterns are affected by a number of factors. There is your baby’s temperament, of course, as some babies will be more restless than others. Your baby may be sensitive to noise and wake easily. The comfort of your baby’s bed can impact how he...

Overcoming Major Breastfeeding Challenges

It is a widely known and accepted fact that breastfeeding provides the best nourishment for your baby. Experts almost universally agree that it is ideal to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of your baby’s life. Before the 1930s, practically all babies...

Foods That Help Baby Sleep

There is some debate over when it’s best to start introducing your baby to his first solid foods. For many years, it was assumed that four months was the time to start giving baby solid foods. These days, many recommend six months or even later, especially if you are...

When It’s Time to Close Baby’s All Night All You Can Eat Buffet

When babies are first born, they can’t sleep through the night. Even if they could, it wouldn’t be healthy. A newborn baby needs nighttime feedings. They need to nurse every two to four hours. Their little tummies can’t digest enough breast milk or formula to tide...

Understanding the Benefits of Breastfeeding

The decision about whether to breastfeed or not is an important one. It’s also an individual one. No one – not a doctor, not family, not friends, not a lactation consultant – can make that decision for you. You need to decide if breastfeeding is right for you and for...