It is a very simple answer and it is yes!
Food has a huge impact on sleep and also the time of day some foods are eaten also. Many parents who start out on their weaning journey are confused what to give and when to give it and in some countries health care professionals still suggest pureed fruit at dinner time until the age of around 9-10 months.
I am going to give you a small insight to how food can impact sleep.
“Pleeeassse trrry this darling, pleeeasssse eat just this tiny bit, just one tiny bite for mummy”… please…?
Are you often repeating these phrases at mealtimes? If you are struggling with a fussy eater or even just want to keep that picky eating at bay you are in the right place to read all about why you may have a fussy eater and how to deal with the situation.
Ouch, staying awake till 10pm I remember being a killer in the early months, I recall going to bed at 8pm, setting my alarm for 10pm to then offer Leo the dream feed in the sheer hope and glory that he would sleep longer stretches at night or even till 7am thank you! Does this sound like you?
There are many conflicting opinions out there towards the dream feed and if you are thinking about or currently are offering your baby this feed you may like to know some facts.