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What do I need to think about when starting the weaning process?

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In brief: When Baby can sit

One simple way of approaching weaning from a bottle is when ever the baby can sit alone.
Then it is an ideal time to wean to a cup. If you are weaning from the breast, there are more factors to consider, there are time constraints if you are returning to work, do you have the energy? Is your baby ready? Are you ready to stop nursing. When ever you and your beby decide it will be the right time.

In brief: When Baby can sit

One simple way of approaching weaning from a bottle is when ever the baby can sit alone.
Then it is an ideal time to wean to a cup. If you are weaning from the breast, there are more factors to consider, there are time constraints if you are returning to work, do you have the energy? Is your baby ready? Are you ready to stop nursing. When ever you and your beby decide it will be the right time.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
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In brief: It's personal

There is no right time for this.
You should start to think about weaning when both you and your baby are ready.

In brief: It's personal

There is no right time for this.
You should start to think about weaning when both you and your baby are ready.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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