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  • Myth that Breastfeeding Moms Sleep Less than Formula-Feeding Moms Debunked

    A study involving 80 moms reveals that there is no truth to the claim that breastfeeding moms get less sleep.
  • Read on to learn more about how breastfeeding mom don't necessarily get less sleep.

     

    “The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding, so consider the risks and benefits of breast-feeding versus formula-feeding and see if you can work it into your life. But, don’t go with the old thinking that you’ll sleep better if you formula-feed. The first couple of months are going to be tough, regardless of which feeding method you choose, so think about other things, like the health of your baby.”

    Summer of GrowingYourBaby.com suggests, “If you are a breastfeeding mom and you find that you are having trouble getting enough sleep, remember that there are options you can choose from such as scheduled feedings, pumping milk, or having someone else feed the baby at night.”


    Photo from flickr.com

    SOURCES:
    •    “Breastfeeding moms don’t get less sleep,” www.msnbc.msn.com
    •    “Study: Moms Who Breastfeed Don’t Lose Sleep” GrowingYourBaby.com

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