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Do babies drop breast feedings when they begin to take in large quantities of solids?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:46 PM on Jan. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my son did. he completely stopped nursing by ten months with no encouragement from me
    Soniam301

    Answer by Soniam301 at 10:49 PM on Jan. 4, 2009

  • I would think so. if your baby isnt on a liquid diet anymore..he or she may feel fuller.If your still concerned maybe you should call the doc.As long as your baby is happy and active I wouldnt worry.
    sara3308

    Answer by sara3308 at 11:06 PM on Jan. 4, 2009

  • YES. In year one, you need to nurse before solids so baby isn't shortchanged nutritionally. (Breastmilk is complete, solids are NOT.)

    It's OK if baby takes only a tiny amount in the solids.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 11:41 PM on Jan. 4, 2009

  • My baby is still breast feeding at 17 months. :)
    Autumn22

    Answer by Autumn22 at 1:35 AM on Jan. 5, 2009

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