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  • Emma H

    May 15, 2024 at 8:28 pm

    Hi Maddie,

    It’s good to hear about those longer stretches of sleep you’ve been getting, though I understand last night was a bit rough.

    Adjusting your feeding strategy as you described—feeding before the bedtime routine and topping up as usual—sounds like a good plan. This could help ensure she’s full and potentially help her sleep longer stretches.

    Your question about the menstrual cycle potentially affecting your little one’s sleep is an interesting one. It is possible that your milk supply may change during your menstrual cycle. Some mothers notice a drop in their supply during the luteal phase, the second half of your cycle leading up to menstruation. This might be why your little one is feeding more frequently at this time.

    It might be worth noting this down and seeing if it is a pattern that continues to happen.

    Let me know how it goes with the adjusted feeding strategy, or if there’s anything else you need!