If the baby falls asleep breastfeeding and does not receive the amount of food necessary for proper growth and development, you should consult with the specialist the option of combining breastfeeding with artificial feeding or even the option of quitting breastfeeding and doing bottle feeding only.
Should I switch to bottle feeding if my baby falls asleep during breastfeeding?
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 08/09/2018
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.