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My baby is soon to be 7 months. I nurse him to sleep at naptimes and bedtime. I have attempted many times to stop, but I just haven't been able to do it. I refuse to use cio with him, but it feels like cio when i try to deny him the breast. I am terrified of when we wean from the breast with his current sleep routine. Please help!Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 3:31 PM on May. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)
Answer by Owl_Feather at 3:35 PM on May. 5, 2009
Answer by ABPeterson at 3:36 PM on May. 5, 2009
Your child is still very young. I would not worry about cutting out the night feedings until after a year. "Many moms feel guilty for nursing their baby to sleep. Nursing your baby to sleep is not a bad thing to do! It's very normal and developmentally appropriate for babies to nurse to sleep and to wake 1-3 times during the night for the first year or so. Some babies don't do this, but they are the exception, not the rule." http://www.kellymom.com/parenting/sleep/comfortnursing.html Check out that article and it should make you feel confident in allowing baby to nurse to sleep.
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