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Difficulty weaning 18 month old

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verite Thu 15-Mar-18 21:23:08

I’m trying to stop breastfeeding my 18 month old and transfer her to a bottle for her morning and evening feeds. However although she will happily take a bottle from DH she simply pushes it away when I try and give her one. Any ideas? I want her to still have some milk. Should I let DH do all morning and night shifts for a week or so? Or just give up on milk at these set times altogether and just try her with a cup of milk with breakfast etc?

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Pixie2015 Thu 15-Mar-18 21:24:05

Place marking as would like advice too!

AssassinatedBeauty Thu 15-Mar-18 21:25:31

I'd just try with a cup of milk with breakfast, and not worry too much about whether much gets drunk.

WishUponAStar88 Thu 15-Mar-18 21:28:32

I wouldn’t bother with the bottle at 18m. Offer a cup, if she doesn’t want it then no worries. I stopped bf my first at about 14months and she would never drink milk. I made up cereal with lots of milk (porridge/ weetabix) and cheese/ yoghurt in the day so plenty of dairy.

EveryoneTalkAboutPopMusic Fri 16-Mar-18 17:59:20

Agree with the others, if you want to stop, just stop. Both of mine had a clear break between stopping Bfing and accepting cow’s milk as a drink.

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