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24 weeks or 6 months?? When did you wea?

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mindymoo10 Thu 18-Nov-10 10:33:03

As title really.... Hadnt really thought about it until the other day, but when they say wean at 6 months do they mean calendar months?..... prob a silly question!

mindymoo10 Thu 18-Nov-10 10:33:33

that should say wean in the title of course!

nickypomtimes Thu 18-Nov-10 10:33:56

6 mths = 26 weeks, ie half of 52.

But anywhere around that is fine!

MrsBuble Thu 18-Nov-10 10:34:45

6 months is a guideline so if you feel you and baby are ready a few weeks before/after just go for it!

tiktok Thu 18-Nov-10 10:35:39

They mean 6 mths - which is 26 weeks. I think this is in all the literature - Birth to 5, DH leaflets and so on.

But it's not a big deal - some time around 6 mths is fine, and some babies will be a bit later and some will be a bit sooner. It's not as if individual babies all need solid food on exactly the same day, just as none sit/crawl/walk on exactly the same day

mindymoo10 Thu 18-Nov-10 10:43:08

yes suppose 2 weeks isnt that bigger deal in a whole lifetime lol....!

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