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Episode 089 – Sleep Training and Breastfeeding

A lot of people new mothers (and old mothers alike) think that breastfeeding and sleeping through the night are mutually exclusive.

For all of you breastfeeding mothers out there, I’m happy to report that this is simply not the case.

While it’s true that breast milk is digested faster than formula, breastfed babies are still capable of sleeping for more than a few hours at a time, and past the six-month mark, they’re just as capable of sleeping through the night as their formula-fed counterparts.

I’ll explain why and give you some hints to help your get little one sleeping soundly and avoid developing a feed/sleep dependency on today’s episode.

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