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What are some good weaning strategies?

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Dr. Lily Hwang
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: One at a time

Wean slowly. The morning and bedtime nursing feeds are the hardest.
Leave those to last. Remove one feeding at a time about every 3-5 days depending on your baby's tolerance. It takes a lot of patience and time. Good luck.

In brief: One at a time

Wean slowly. The morning and bedtime nursing feeds are the hardest.
Leave those to last. Remove one feeding at a time about every 3-5 days depending on your baby's tolerance. It takes a lot of patience and time. Good luck.
Dr. Lily Hwang
Dr. Lily Hwang
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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Pediatrics

In brief: Substitution

Weaning occurs spontaneously for some infants; however, most parents must devise a plan.
A common technique is substitution--offer a bottle to replace a scheduled breast feeding entirely or interrupt breast feeding partway through with a prepared bottle. If the infant is older, offer a cup instead of a bottle. Providing extra solid foods for age appropriate infants can reduce the need to nurse.

In brief: Substitution

Weaning occurs spontaneously for some infants; however, most parents must devise a plan.
A common technique is substitution--offer a bottle to replace a scheduled breast feeding entirely or interrupt breast feeding partway through with a prepared bottle. If the infant is older, offer a cup instead of a bottle. Providing extra solid foods for age appropriate infants can reduce the need to nurse.
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
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