LEARNING ACTIVITY

Waking a Sleeping Baby to Breastfeed

Your baby’s first week of life can be a sleepy one. Knowing how to wake your baby is important in making sure they are receiving enough feedings to help them thrive.

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Introduction

Who It's For

Newborn babies who are not eating a minimum of 8 times in 24 hours or falling asleep while feeding.

Why It Empowers

Babies need their nutrition to grow and thrive! Your milk supply works by supply and demand; the more you feed the more milk you make.

What's Needed

  • Time and patience, it usually only takes a few minutes to gently wake your baby
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    Meet The Expert


    Crystal Morgan

    Crystal is a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant and Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 18 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, and Newborn Nursery. She is passionate about all things related to women’s health and maternal child including breastfeeding education and support, and health and wellness promotion. Learn more and contact her at: toughtittylactation.com