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Articles by Joanna Carrega, PhD, RN

Impact of the Quality of Postpartum Sleep and its Health Determinants on Human Milk Volume

Carrega, Joanna; Lee, Shih-Yu; Clark, Patricia; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(5):289-295, September/October 2020.

In this study of new mothers, the relationship between sleep quality and breast milk volume was explored. Most women reported substantial sleep disturbance during the first month postpartum. Poor sleep quality was a significant predictor for lower milk volume.