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Old 07-31-2012, 12:18 PM   #6
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Re: Self-weaning

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Originally Posted by Kätzchen View Post
I third the nursing strike, have you introduced a bottle? Too many solids? ...babies do not self wean this early! Usually it's something minor that snowballs into a seemingly abrupt change. Nurse before solids, cut out bottles/etc, if you must, pump and keep offering!


Kellymom.com is an excellent resource for nursing moms. Here is a link with some info on this topic: http://kellymom.com/bf/normal/babyselfwean/

As you already mentioned, there are many benefits to continued nursing past one year. Here is a link to those benefits:http://kellymom.com/ages/older-infant/ebf-benefits/

Also, here is a link with info on how to prevent early or pre-mature weaning: http://kellymom.com/bf/normal/babyselfwean/#tips

Only you can decide what is best for you and your baby.

Best wishes, Mama.
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