A 37-year-old female asked:
13 mo old who breastfeeds; he doesn't want to wean. gets max 2 oz/day of my milk. how to wean without hurting attachment? he'll go to daycare in 1 mo
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
ADHD and Autism 25 years experience
Should not be hard : If he is only getting 2 oz a day of milk he must be feeding only once a day and this is not playing any significant role in his nutrition. You can change that time from a time for feeding to one for cuddling or engaging in some other pleasurable activity. Since nutrition is not the need being met replacing it with other bonding activity should suffice.
Last updated Dec 29, 2016
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