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Thread: Sign of Un-readiness?

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    Default Re: Sign of Un-readiness?

    Ok, I remember why I thought that unchanged foods in diaper signaled "unreadiness". In the WABF, it seems to imply that if the solids remain unchanged in the diaper, than the baby swallows the food, but does not use it effectively. Overanalyzing possibly?
    ~Tiffany~

    Truly blessed by God
    Wife to Will
    First Time Mom to C 2/18/11
    Made it 6 Mos. EBF Now enjoying BLS
    My baby is a year old now!

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    Default Re: Sign of Un-readiness?

    Overanalyzing. Yes, if food comes through unchanged then baby probably didn't get much nutritional benefit from it, but until the baby is around a year old solids aren't necessary for nutrition. Breastmilk alone meets the baby's needs, and solids are primarily for learning about new tastes, textures, and motor skills. While that learning process happens, you're going to see lots of unchewed food in the diaper.

    What's WABF?

  3. #13

    Default Re: Sign of Un-readiness?

    Ok, thanks for more explanation.
    WABF is (The) Womanly Art of Breastfeeding.
    ~Tiffany~

    Truly blessed by God
    Wife to Will
    First Time Mom to C 2/18/11
    Made it 6 Mos. EBF Now enjoying BLS
    My baby is a year old now!

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