Night Weaning and Boundaries

Badass Breastfeeding Podcast

Aug 17 2020 • 42 mins


IT’S WORLD BREASTFEEDING MONTH!

Have you become so frustrated with nighttime breastfeeding that you want to night wean?

Have you wondered about night weaning, but you’re just too tired to figure it out?

Are you interested in setting up some breastfeeding boundaries with your baby/child?

Well mamas, this is it.  If the answer isn’t in this episode, we can tell you where to find the answer (also in this episode).

If you are a new listener, we would love to hear from you.  Please consider leaving us a review on itunes or sending us an email with your suggestions and comments to badassbreastfeedingpodcast@gmail.com

Things we talked about:

We are not telling you how to night wean in one night [3:55]

Normal expectations of night waking [4:49]

Sleep has nothing to do with breastfeeding [8:01]

Start boundaries during the day [10:59]

Parenting is keeping you up at night, not breastfeeding [16:02]

Consistency is important [22:23]

Nighttime feeds are different from daytime feeds [24:37]

When weaning, replace feeds with a different kind of comfort [27:50]

Biological norm for sleeping kids [31:58]

Boundaries can help reach breastfeeding goals [33:10]

Dr. Jay Gordon – gentle night weaning [33:38]

Involve your partner or family [37:56]


This week’s shout out-

Black Mom’s Blog

www.blackmomsblog.com

This episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health and Boob Butter


Some episodes we mentioned that you should listen to (if you haven’t already)

https://badassbreastfeedingpodcast.com/episode/038-breastfeeding-boundaries/

https://badassbreastfeedingpodcast.com/episode/124-breastfeeding-boundaries/

https://badassbreastfeedingpodcast.com/episode/breastfeeding-through-the-night-whats-normal/

https://badassbreastfeedingpodcast.com/episode/082-nighttime-breastfeeding-with-tracy-cassels-phd-evolutionary-parenting/

Article from Dr. Jay Gordon Abby mentioned

http://drjaygordon.com/sleep/sleep-changing-patterns-in-the-family-bed.html

Nursies when the Sun Shines

https://www.amazon.com/Nursies-When-Sun-Shines-nightweaning/dp/0615756425

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Music: "Levels of Greatness" from "We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)" courtesy of Scott Holmes at freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott Holmes