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How to stop breastfeeding/ comfort sucking

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Bubbkes1 Thu 21-Nov-19 13:34:31

need ideas my 19 month old does the same thing . I only have one boob so she only gets an ounce out of the one I have so most of the time I know it’s just a comfort thing. She also has never taken a paci or a big bottle drinking but has too take a bottle so when she would drink from a bottle she would go back and forth . Bottle to boob and etc.. now I thought she would detach from my boob as she got older but no she wants it all the time all day long multiple times throughout the night. She follows me crying most of the day.
I thought about getting a . bottle to see if that helps her to suck on instead of me. I need to have surgery on my boob so I do need to figure out something.
What did you all do that helped ????? We also co-sleep

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soniamumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 22-Nov-19 15:12:22

Hi @Bubbkes1 just bumping this for you and hopefully some Mumsnetters will be along soon with some advice. flowers

Confusedbeetle Fri 22-Nov-19 15:16:24

I wouldnt be looking for a suck substitute, you need to stop sucking altogether. It is a psycholgical need now only. You may have to go cold turkey. Sucking in the night is trickier, some mums have managed by wearing a bra. If you give in intermittently or try to cut down it may be counterproductive. The downside of late feeding

EosHelios Sun 01-Dec-19 14:18:01

so i am on day 3 of boob weaning..
1 day i just would not give it to her told her boo boo is all done. she cried i rocked her gave her a bottle of milk. she woke up 5-6 times in the night layed on my chess and cried . i rocked and patted her back to sleep..

day 2 she only asked for it a couple of times.very whinny wants me to hold her all day.. she only uses the bottle when she is tired and as she falls sleep she will throw it down.. did not wake up though the night as much maybe 3 times. she would let me lay her beside me to sleep

today is day 3 not as whinny today so far. ok with me saying no boo boo. and has drink one bottle so far.. she is tired so kind of frightening the nap right now..

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