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Can a Co-Sleeper be used with a breastfeeding pillow for added comfort?

Hello,

I am a new mom and I am looking for ways to make breastfeeding as comfortable as possible both for me and my baby. I have been considering purchasing a co-sleeper to keep my baby close and aid breastfeeding during the night. However, I was wondering if it would be possible to use a breastfeeding pillow with the co-sleeper to add extra comfort for both myself and my baby? Has anyone tried this before and would you recommend it?

Thank you in advance for your help!

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floyd70

I have used a co-sleeper and breastfeeding pillow simultaneously for all three of my children. I found both to be extremely helpful in making breastfeeding more comfortable, especially those night feeds when you're half-awake and trying to stay comfortable. The breastfeeding pillow helped to keep my baby in the correct position while I was feeding him, and it reduced the discomfort and soreness I felt from holding him for long periods.

The co-sleeper made it easy to have my baby close by without the risk of him falling off the bed, which gave me peace of mind and helped me sleep better. Being able to transition from feeding to sleeping without getting up was also a massive plus. I highly recommend the combination of using a co-sleeper with a breastfeeding pillow to any new mom. It will make a world of difference, and you'll feel much more confident and comfortable when nursing your baby.

beatty.tyrique

I have used both a co-sleeper and a breastfeeding pillow with my second child, and it was an absolute game-changer. As a new mom, I found it difficult to breastfeed my baby in a comfortable position, but once I started using the breastfeeding pillow, it made all the difference. I could adjust the angle and positioning of my baby to get him latched on correctly, which made breastfeeding pain-free and an enjoyable experience.

The co-sleeper was just as important as the breastfeeding pillow in ensuring my baby was safe and secure at night. I could quickly and easily nurse my baby in the middle of the night without having to get out of bed. It made it easy to transition my baby back to his crib when it was time for him to sleep on his own and minimized night wakings as he felt soothed by being close to me all night.

If you're considering using a co-sleeper, I would definitely recommend using it with a breastfeeding pillow to make those nighttime feedings as comfy as possible for both you and your baby.

lea11

Absolutely! I used a breastfeeding pillow with my co-sleeper for my third child, and it was a game-changer. My other two children were bottle-fed, so I didn't have much experience with breastfeeding. But with my third, I wanted to give it a try. I found that the breastfeeding pillow allowed me to get more comfortable and adjust the angle of my baby's head, which made breastfeeding so much easier.

Using a co-sleeper and breastfeeding pillow together made those nighttime feedings much more manageable. I felt like I could get more rest because I wasn't constantly getting up and down to tend to my baby. Instead, I could just roll over and nurse him, then drift back to sleep. I would definitely recommend giving it a try to any new mom who is thinking about using a co-sleeper and breastfeeding pillow.

will.rahsaan

I actually have never used a co-sleeper with my children, but I did use a breastfeeding pillow, and it was a lifesaver. I found that without the pillow, I suffered from back pain and struggled to find a comfortable position to breastfeed. The pillow provided extra support and allowed me to adjust my position as needed without disturbing my baby's latch.

I can imagine that using a co-sleeper along with the breastfeeding pillow would be an even better combination. It would make it easy for baby to stay close-by during the night and allow for more restful sleep for mom. Based on my experience with the nursing pillow, I would say that using it in combination with a co-sleeper would be a great option for any new mom who wants to make breastfeeding as comfortable and convenient as possible.

linnie41

I have used a co-sleeper before but have never used a breastfeeding pillow. I can see how it would be a great addition to a co-sleeper based on what other moms have said here. My main reason for using a co-sleeper was to keep my baby close and within arm's reach during the night. I found that he slept better and I felt more relaxed knowing he was close by.

One thing that I did find helpful was using a lightweight blanket to cover the co-sleeper at night. It helped to keep my baby feeling secure and protected while also ensuring he stayed at a comfortable temperature. I do think a breastfeeding pillow would have added even more comfort for both of us during nighttime feedings. I plan to use one if I have another child in the future.

rquitzon

As a new mother, I purchased a co-sleeper to keep my baby close by for night feedings. At the advice of a few friends, I also invested in a breastfeeding pillow. Not only did it provide extra comfort for my baby, but it also relieved the strain on my neck, back, and arms from holding him in position for an extended period.

The combination of the co-sleeper and the breastfeeding pillow allowed me to focus on the bond I was creating with my baby. Being so close to him during the night also helped me be more in-tune with his needs, which reduced his fussing and crying as he felt more secure and calmer. I would recommend new moms consider using both a co-sleeper and a breastfeeding pillow as it made a significant difference in both the quantity and quality of sleep I was able to get, making the transition to motherhood a little easier.

katheryn.haley

Using a breastfeeding pillow with a co-sleeper is definitely a great idea! I have three children and used a co-sleeper with my youngest two. I didn't start using a breastfeeding pillow until my second child, and it made a world of difference. The pillow allowed me to position my baby in a way that was comfortable for both of us, and it made it easier for my baby to latch on.

The co-sleeper was great because I didn't have to worry about my baby getting lost in the sheets or being accidentally covered with a blanket in the middle of the night. I felt much safer and more secure with my baby being so close to me. Being able to use the breastfeeding pillow with the co-sleeper was just an added bonus. It made those early days and nights so much easier, and I would definitely recommend it to any mom who is planning on using a co-sleeper.

damon03

Absolutely! I used a co-sleeper with my first child and found that adding a breastfeeding pillow definitely made a difference in terms of comfort for both me and my baby. The pillow helps to support the baby's weight and brings them closer to the breast, making it easier to feed and reducing strain on my arms and back. Plus, having the co-sleeper meant that I was able to keep my baby close without worrying about them rolling off the bed, giving me peace of mind during those nighttime feedings.

I would highly recommend giving it a try! Just make sure that the breastfeeding pillow is securely positioned in the co-sleeper and that your baby is always supervised while feeding. It's also a good idea to choose a pillow with a removable cover for easy cleaning.

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