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Breastfeeding Vs. Formula-Feeding and the Impact on Newborn Sleep

The facts about formula-feeding versus breastfeeding and newborn sleep If you’re a new mom, you may be wondering how breast milk and formula may affect your new baby’s sleeping habits. Figuring out which route to take is completely up to you, but here are some facts that may help you decide. During the first few months of life, formula-fed babies wake less often at night, take more naps, and sleep for longer stretches than nursing babies. That’s because formula takes more time and effort to digest. Breast milk is naturally designed to nourish a mother’s baby and is very easily absorbed into a newborn’s system. Known as a “perfect” food, human milk delivers virtually all…