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Thread: 14 months and still wants boobie

  1. #1
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    Nov 2006

    Default 14 months and still wants boobie

    It's been a while since i've been on the forum. I"m still bfing but i would like to ween my DD off the boobie but it seems like she doesnt want to. I've been trying to introduce her to whole milk gradually and she will drink it if i give her 1 ounce whole milk and 3 ounces breast milk. she will not drink it alone and hates chocolate milk. She is eating a lot more now but at night still wants the boobie. please someone give me a solution. i think its time!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2007

    Default Re: 14 months and still wants boobie

    Why do you think it´s time? the WHO recomeds bfeeding until 2 years old....Your baby is smart if she´s still wanting to bfeed, cause it´s the healthiest option...

    I really don´t know what to say.....sorry, I just think 14 months is too small to wean, they are too small to understand that they can´t have something they love!

    I hope you reconsider.....
    Karina, Neonatal Nurse, mother to Martin, born at 33 weeks 02/11/2007...
    I love ...... .....my baby loves it

    I relactated....IT CAN BE DONE!!!

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    Tried to

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    Default Re: 14 months and still wants boobie

    just wanted to let you know there's a weaning forum that may be helpful. You have done great BF'ing for 14 months!
    Amber, mama to

    Henry 11~13~06
    Allergic to dairy, soy, egg, peanut, all tree nuts, wheat, barley, potato, chickpeas, pea

    Georgia & Miles 7~7~10

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Not around here as much :(

    Default Re: 14 months and still wants boobie

    There's also a LLL book out there called How Weaning Happens. It might prove helpful for you
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2006

    Default Re: 14 months and still wants boobie

    I would also recommend reading this book if weaning is what you want to do. They give suggestions to mother led weaning. If your LO truly is attached, it might be a bit of a challenge. LO might not be ready, but the book is a good read and sure to help!
    Leslie- Momma to Aiden 02/28/06 AND Owen 2/28/08...What timing

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    Default Re: 14 months and still wants boobie

    Moving this to weaning
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