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Old 08-17-2011, 09:37 PM   #2
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Re: I'm confused. Did my 12mo wean himself?

A sudden change in nursing patterns like that is usually not self-weaning--it's generally a nursing strike. If you want to, you can encourage him to go back to the breast.

Here's a link about how weaning (either child-led or mother-led weaning) happens: http://www.kellymom.com/bf/weaning/h...g_happens.html

Here's a link about nursing strikes and how to overcome them: http://www.kellymom.com/bf/concerns/...to-breast.html
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