We never seem to get enough sleep – and we never seem to get enough episodes on sleep.
This is a presentation from the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine on bedsharing. Listen up and learn what the medical professionals have to say.
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Things we talked about:
Where this presentation came from [3:56]
Message from the UK [6:34]
Why human babies want to be close and feed often [8:57]
We don’t understand infant sleep [13:37]
Does evolutionary biology change? [16:10]
What sleeping like a baby really means [18:40]
Poor sleep = breastfeeding cessation [23:30]
Options given to parents [25:00]
Babies in another room [27:40]
Are you really someone who promotes breastfeeding if you discourage bedsharing? [30:30]
“Never bedshare” messages prevent conversation about the issue [33:598]
ABM protocol #6 on Bedsharing [39:44]
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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!
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