I'm so tired... drained. I've tried everything to get him to take a cup but he doesn't want it. I know I shouldn't give in but... the crying... and he won't drink milk from a cup. Would he become unhealthy if I refuse? I know how gross many will think this is, and I really don't want to have to ask, but I don't know what to do.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Mar. 17, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)
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I have an almost three year old that is also nursing. Yeah to you for making it to four. As far as weaning the easiest thing to do is cut out one regular nursing at a time. Cut one out for a few days and then and another. They will cry and fuss, but since they are nursing other times of the day you know they will not starve. Is there anything that he likes to drink besides milk? My two kids HATE milk, so when weaning my first I had to give her juice instead. When you cut out the feeding and he is fussing, try and do something with him that he really loves to do, but does not get to do all the time. Anything to distract him from not being able to nurse. Try going to the breastfeeding toddlers/preschoolers group--they might have some advice on weaning an older child too.
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