My dd (4) is starting at a new pre-school where she has an afternoon place. This will mean we'll have to leave the house 12:20 to get there in time, which means in turn lunch at the very latest at 11:45.
My dilemma is that I currently bf ds about 10/10:30am to see him through until lunchtime, currently 12:30. This won't work in the new routine of taking dd to pre-school, so I've been wondering whether to drop this feed and just give early lunch - 11:30am and poss a morning snack.
What do other 10 month olds do? How many bf's/much milk do they need? Ds has other bfs (first thing & last thing, plus a small bottle in the afternoon, and he eats pretty well too)
Sorry for all the detail - it sounds like I'm routine obsessed, but I'm not, I'm just getting really confused at how to carry on ds's routine while getting dd on time to pre-school.
DS 9m dropped his morning BF a while ago and now has early morning, sometimes mid afternoon if he feels like it and bedtime. Otherwise it is solids and water - when he isn't on a hunger strike like now
my ds is 10 mo and has milk first thing, after lunch and before bed and food snacks in between, try dropping it and see what happens, he might need a small snack to get him to lunch but at least you'll be able to only give him enough to tide him over
Ds2 (8.5 months) is ff - not sure if that makes a difference in terms of weaning.
He has milk at breakfast time, mid afternoon, and just before bed. We dropped the mid morning milk at about 6.5 months - he didn't seem to need or want it once he was eating proper food. He sometimes has a little snack mid morning (breadstick, banana) instead.
FWIW my 10mth old has BF at 7, 9.30-ish, 2ish, and 7pm, with meals at 8, 12.30, and 5-5.30. Sometimes I offer him a wee nip when he wakes from a nap too (around 11am and 3pm), if he seems to want a drink. I assume that as BM is the only drink/snack he gets between meals (& water with meals) that I should offer him a drink whenever he looks interested in it. He doesn't hang about and I'd hate to think he was thirsty.