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How long should you take to wean a 6 month old from breastfeeding?

I am trying to wean my daughter and have dropped one nursing session over the last week. She is taking 1/2 breastmilk and half formula in her bottles. She has adjusted fine. Any advice or tips would be appreciated.

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Asked by susie4848 at 7:34 PM on Sep. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Just do it slowly. I weaned my daughter, but was able to keep the night time nursing for months. It was nice.

    Answer by mompam at 7:37 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • did you just cut out a nursing session every couple weeks and mix breastmilk with formula gradually increasing formula to milk ratio?

    Comment by susie4848 (original poster) at 7:41 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • It sounds like you are on the right track.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 7:56 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • I cut out a nursing session and replaced with a bottle of formula. I never gave breast milk in a bottle.

    Answer by mompam at 7:57 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

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