Safe Sleep for Breastfeeding Babies

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La Leche League International’s Seven Tips for Safe Sleep is a thorough resource for parents and caregivers who are thinking about sharing a bed with their babies. It highlights the potential benefits for parent or caregiver and child of co-sleeping, as well as some reasons not to. Includes links to additional high-quality resources.

“Babies who sleep alone tend to nurse less often and take in less food. Despite what some books still say, babies are built for frequent snacks, not widely-spaced feasts.”