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Someone come and slap me and tell me what I should do please.

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lexxity Wed 06-Jul-11 22:07:04

I'm starting a course in September and it is two evenings a week, 6-9pm. Right over DS2's bedtime (and DS1 for that matter, but he's 5 so not the problem here). DS2 will be 9 months old and EBF and is being weaned as we speak, but he still has a boob before bed. Someone tell me should I use a bottle or a cup and should I use EBM, formula or normal milk? I don't remember what we did last time (shift work). Help!!!

kimberlina Wed 06-Jul-11 22:17:21

Does he feed to sleep? If so then I'd go for a bottle of (ideally) EBM (or formula if expressing difficult) if he'll take a bottle.

Otherwise a cup of something is probably best if you don't need that sleepiness from sucking

lexxity Thu 07-Jul-11 11:21:16

He goes down awake some nights and others awake, depends how tired he is. I think we'll just try a cup of ebm and see how we go.

hermionestranger Thu 13-Oct-11 22:18:50

Update, update.

Course is going BRILLIANTLY and so far so is getting the baby down. Don't tell the HV but we've found that a cup of cows milk with a teaspoon of ovaltine in it works the best. He occasionally wakes in the night, but on the whole he's sleeping through and settling for whoever puts him down. smile

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