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Old 03-17-2010, 12:15 PM   #26
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Re: How long has your LO breastfed?

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Originally Posted by CEVmommy View Post
My oldest is almost 4 and still nurses. My youngest is 10 months and going strong for sure.

For me, the minimum acceptible is 2 years, followed preferably by child-led weaning. Humans need milk in their diets until at least 2 years old, so it follows that that milk biologically should be human milk, not cow's milk. Cow's milk or formula is an acceptible substitute if the baby is not nursing for whatever reason, but human milk is preferred. Just check the WHO guidelines.
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