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How to wean my 1 year old

my daughter turned one on the 7th and I am ready to stop breastfeeding. Any advice on weaning????

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ErinML

Asked by ErinML at 8:43 PM on May. 12, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Let her do it herself :)
    amberpatterson

    Answer by amberpatterson at 8:46 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • I was down to just when I got home from work and bedtime, then just stopped, when she was 19 months. She adjusted pretty well. I think she asked 2x then she was over it.
    zradiogirl

    Answer by zradiogirl at 8:46 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • The AAP and the WHO reccomend at least 2 years. But, if you feel the need to quit, drop the least needed feeding a day until done or else you risk engorgement.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:54 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • BTW, I believe in Child Led Weaning.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 9:34 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • I know whats recommended, i have been doing it for a year I do actually know a lot about it. I just wanted some ideas on weaning. I would love to do child led weaning but I dont want her so attached to me like she is.
    ErinML

    Comment by ErinML (original poster) at 9:55 AM on May. 13, 2011

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