Successful Breastfeeding Blog
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"I asked my husband what the most surprising thing about having a baby has been for him, or the thing he didn't expect. He said sleep, hands down. Everyone said he'd be sleep deprived and miserable with a new baby and he's not."
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At Allison's first pediatrician appointment after the birth of her son, the doctors were shocked that she looked so well rested while holding her three day old baby. I know what you're thinking. Well rested? With a newborn? I mean, is that even a thing?
One of the first things you hear from people when you announce your pregnancy is to enjoy your sleep now because you'll never sleep again after you have a baby! Everyone likes to talk about how sleep deprived you're going to be with a newborn. Oddly enough, those same people then turn around and want to know if your baby is sleeping through the night (and silently judge you if your answer is no).
Babies are NOT even supposed to sleep through the night but there are absolutely some things breastfeeding mamas can do to make night time SO MUCH easier.
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Kelly Maher, CLC, CLE
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