Ep 259: Understanding the Link Between Feeding & Sleep with Hillary Sadler of Baby Settler

48m | May 21, 2024

So many parents feel like they have to choose between sleep and breastfeeding and today’s guest, Hillary Sadler, says that's not the case - and she knows what she’s talking about! A registered nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and mom of four, Hilary is a true expert in the art of balancing feeding and sleep.

Getting enough sleep is going to be vital for your mental health. I’ve said it a hundred times and I’ll say it again: To have a healthy baby, you’ve gotta have a healthy parent. Do future-you a favor and understand the link between feeding and sleep before baby comes home.

In this Episode, You’ll Learn About:

  • How “quality, effective, efficient” feeds can impact sleep
  • What the biological link is between feeding and sleep
  • Why you should think about your sleep goals
  • How to maximize your newborn’s wake time 
  • What makes an efficient feeding pattern
  • What the five S’s are
  • Why you should approach day feeding and night feeding differently


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