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i plan on weaning after her first bday.....

how do i start the process? lol

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MomNbabyGirl009

Asked by MomNbabyGirl009 at 10:06 PM on Dec. 20, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • drop one feeding aday.last feeding to go is thenight time one
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 10:07 PM on Dec. 20, 2009

  • There are a few ways... you can start with "don't offer, don't refuse"... which is just as it sounds. You can drop a feeding every week or two, or as fast as every few days (you want enough time for your supply to adjust before dropping the next feeding).

    Don't expect her co-operation if you use a quicker method and expect her comfort boob grabbing to get worse. You might try to introduce a lovey. Is there a reason you want to wean early? There are many benefits to continue nursing! ;)
    LeanneC

    Answer by LeanneC at 11:10 PM on Dec. 20, 2009

  • Check out Weaning at One


    If you have started giving solids you have already started the weaning process as breastfeeding is gradually being replaced with solid foods.  This process will continue as baby gets older (more food, less breastfeeding) until baby stops breastfeeding altogether.

    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 5:15 PM on Dec. 21, 2009

  • If you've introduced solids, you HAVE started the process. Drop one feeding per week till gone if you want to speed things up.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:45 PM on Dec. 22, 2009

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