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how can i stop breastfeeding 15 month old?

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Dr. Yvonne Brouard
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Gradually is best: 15 months is a tough age to wean a baby, as they are extra clingy due to the normal separation anxiety at this age. I usually advise my patients to wait till 18 months if possible. If you must wean now, for a medical or other reason, then start by Remove just one feeding today and remove another every 2-3 days. The daytime ones are easiest at first as you can keep the toddler occupied.

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Last updated Jul 17, 2014

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