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Stopping. How best to do it

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NinaPatel70 Sat 18-May-13 00:25:41

What's the best way to stop breast feeding? Gradual or complete stop? I want to avoid getting any complications.

BuntyCollocks Sat 18-May-13 02:32:38

Gradual, one feed at a time. Otherwise you rub the risk of mastitis.

ladypop Sat 18-May-13 07:39:25

Gradually, it is much kinder to your boobs as unless you express rather than suddenly stopping, they will prob be very painful, full and poss become engorged. Secondly, it is much kinder to your baby to do gradual withdrawal rather than making little one go cold turkey x

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