My Husband Sleeps Alone So I Can Breastfeed Our Five-Year-Old December 6, 2017 by Channel Mum Team Mum Sophie Mei Lan believes breastfeeding her five-year-old strengthens the bond between herself and daughter Jasmine. Sophie, who also has a two-year-old daughter, sleeps with her girls every night so they can latch on to feed on demand and fall back to sleep. But Sophie’s controversial parenting practice leaves husband Chris sleeping alone in their marital bed every night. Sophie and Chris join Holly and Phillip on the sofa to explain all. Watch more videos on feeding your baby and chat to other mums in the Channel Mum Support Groups.