Module 2: How Babies Sleep & Eat
Conversations Approach

2.0 Introduction

breastfeedingModule 2 covers the basics of infant sleep and feeding. Knowing about what is normal for infant sleep and eating patterns is essential for helping families understand what is realistic and how to plan for that reality. It is the starting point for all conversations about optimal breastfeeding and safe sleep.

Objectives for Module 2

  • Understand how infant sleep and feeding patterns affect families’ implementation of safe sleep and optimal breastfeeding
  • Know infant sleep patterns in terms of duration and regularity
  • Understand the difference between adult and infant sleep patterns