Positive Sleep Tips for Your Responsively Breastfed Baby

I believe in responsive parenting and when it comes to sleep support, learning your baby’s sleep cues and responding to their sleep needs is step one in helping your baby feel happier and better rested.

Many ‘routines’ for infants do not support responsive feeding or parenting. Some suggest sleeping and feeding your baby by the clock which is usually not in-keeping with your baby’s natural sleep and feeding patterns. This can be challenging and may impact on breastfeeding and milk supply. Others suggest separating feeding from sleeping, and again these often don’t work as it is very normal for your baby to want to feed to sleep.

Here are my tips for creating a responsive routine around your babies sleep and feeding rhythms.

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