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When did your DC drop to 2 feeds a day?

(10 Posts)
greeneone12 Mon 11-Jul-11 19:31:52

If they have dropped to 2 that is!

Indith Mon 11-Jul-11 19:36:27

dc1- Pretty early, well before a year. He was very stuck in a little routine of his own devising. Trouble is the 2 feeds he kept were 4am and 4pm hmm.

dc2- Never. She fed night and day (mostly night, in fact she was perma-latched at night) until around 21 months when I went mad, threw in the towl and stopped feeding, only to find that she pretty mcuh didn't care hmm.

greeneone12 Mon 11-Jul-11 20:08:15

Thank you! I know they are all so different!

NicholaGriff Mon 11-Jul-11 20:23:04

Mine dropped down at about 7.5 months. She isn't hungry enough for 3 meals and more than 2 bottles (morning and bedtime). I just gave up trying to get more in her as it just became a battle of wills. She won!

RitaMorgan Mon 11-Jul-11 20:24:36

My 11 month old still hasn't! I've swapped his two day time breastfeeds for cups of milk though so am only breastfeeding morning and bedtime now.

TheRealMBJ Mon 11-Jul-11 20:40:11

18 mo and still on at least 4/day. He has about 300ml of cow's milk during the day too.

twinklegreen Mon 11-Jul-11 21:47:12

All of my 3 children have been down to two feeds (first thing in morning, last thing at night) at around 10/11 months.

TruthSweet Mon 11-Jul-11 22:36:54

DD1 was coming up 3y when she was down to 2 feeds a day.

DD2 was about 2.6y when she was down to 2 feeds a day.

DD3 has yet to go down to 2 feeds a day unless you discount any night feeds and is 21m.

DD2 (3.8y now) sometimes has more than 2 feeds a day or might go anything up to a week with out it (though she almost always has a feed at bfing group [seeing babies nursing reminds her of how much she likes to nurse!]). DD3 always has a feed on waking (~6am) and before bed though she will probably nurse once in the night and will nurse during the day if we aren't too busy.

DD1 had cow's milk in a beaker from ~15m, DD2 had cow's milk in a beaker from ~17m (due to no milk in 2nd trimester of pg) and DD3 has a very occasional beaker of cow's milk if she specifically asks for it (points at fridge and grins).

mawbroon Mon 11-Jul-11 22:38:17

Around 4yo for ds1.

Ds2 16months and still having umpteen a day.

Grumpygils Mon 11-Jul-11 22:40:38

Er... DC1 21 months (I cut down, as was pregnant and sore). Did go back up again for a couple of months at age 2.3 after DC2 was born. Was down to 1 per day by about 3 years.
DC2 about 3 years
DC3 No idea. Still on at least 8 per 24hrs at 20 months.

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