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Breastfeeding plus weaning onto solids routine at 6 months?

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Babybeesmama Fri 12-Jan-18 19:39:52

Hi, my 6 month old has been weaning onto solids slowly from 5 months (he was showing all the signs) he's breastfed & is a big boy - 95th centile.

He's never slept through, & I'm not too worried about that.. I just feel that maybe he's taking too much milk on top of solids?

Here's an example of an average day:

630/7 wake up small breastfeed (he usually feeds back to sleep around 5am so never starving)

8am breakfast

830 School run, falls asleep in pram around 9 for 45 mins ish

10 some activity or play at home

1130 breastfeed to sleep, sleeps 45mins - 1hr 30

130-2 lunch puree

3 School run, may fall asleep on way home.. if not

415 breast feed to sleep for 40 min ish nap

530 tea

6 bath

7pm feed & bed... he never seems very hungry at this feed tho & is often up & down till feeding properly around 930.

Any ideas? Thanks

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Babybeesmama Fri 12-Jan-18 19:57:48

Missed out a breastfeed after first nap 🙊

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BertieBotts Fri 12-Jan-18 20:02:35

It's good for them to have more milk than solids at first - feeds should start to reduce around 9 months ish. Until then they should be on as much milk as they had when starting solids. Food is just a supplement to milk until this point.

arbrighton Fri 12-Jan-18 21:44:21

Milk is most of nutrition til 1 and it is perfectly normal for them to keep feeding a lot until at least they are on three solid meals a day (i.e. not just a bit of puree!!)

Babybeesmama Fri 12-Jan-18 22:45:57

Ah ok, thank you! I'll stop worrying in that case! I really enjoy our little booby afternoon nap snuggled up 🙈, didn't want it to have to stop! X

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