"What is often missing from the debate over breast vs. bottle is the fact that so many women do both. Breast-feeding is still considered the gold standard, but formula supplementation is commonplace, especially as women return to work after maternity leave. For many mothers, this is the best of both worlds."
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Having scary thoughts is very common for new mothers. Karen Kleiman describes what gets in the way of being able to talk about them and get the help new mothers need.
7 Reasons Why Mothers Don’t Disclose Their Scary Thoughts by Karen Kleiman in Psychology Today
This New York Times article, To Help Children Sleep, Go Dark, describes the strong impact between light and levels of melatonin in children. It suggests keeping lights dim in the evening for everyone in the household.