The Baby Sleep Solution............
Your Baby CAN Sleep Through The Night..Every Night !
Baby Sleep Problems - What Effect Does Feeding Have? New Mums and Dads
and even parents with several kids, often find that their little baby
may not be sleeping as well as he or she should. Many parents look for
the underlying cause of the problem, hoping to find a simple answer.
This also leaves some parents questioning if feeding could have
something to do with the problem. The intent of this article is to
investigate further into the different aspects of feeding your small
baby and examine the effects that feeding could perhaps have on a babys
sleeping routine and habits. First, we should list the particular
feeding areas that we will be discussing. These are: Mixing Breast-
feeding and Bottle Feedings Feeding your baby to sleep What are YOU
eating and can it affect your babys sleeping pattern? Can solids help
your baby sleep? Mixing Breast-feeding and Bottle Feedings It is
believed that a mixture of bottle and breast in feedings could
potentially lead to sleeping problems. There are a couple of different
reasons for this when you are breast-feeding your little baby. With
each feeding, the breast is signaling to the brain that more milk needs
to be produced for the following feeding. When a bottle is incorporated
into feedings, this process could be interfered with. The breast will
start to produce less milk due to the less frequent breast feedings.
Also, during the times when you do breast-feed your baby, he or she
will not get as full with the breast-feeding because of the lessening
of milk supply. Therefore your baby will require feeding more
frequently which will mean his or her sleep patterns will be
interrupted by the need for feeding.
Feeding your baby to sleep Feeding your child until he or she goes to
sleep may be creating a problem with their sleep patterns. Your baby
will soon begin to recognize that you feed him or her at bedtime. This
will become something they depend on and ex