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How best to wean (off the breast) EBF 11 mo old?

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RunningGuerita Sun 21-Aug-11 17:04:25

What is your advice? We are down to morning and evening feeds only. She is a champ eater on solids so no concerns about nutritional intake. She will drink water from a beaker but isn't a bottle taker. Seems daft to introduce bottle (or formula) at this late stage.

I would like to wean her off the brest completely by her first birthday as I will then be 14 weeks pregnant and I am knackered and going back to work...

I have just expressed (a paltry amount) with the view that DH will offer it to her in a cup this evening at bedtime. We could do this until she just gives up on it?

RitaMorgan Sun 21-Aug-11 17:22:12

I'd switch straight to cow's milk in a cup at this age.

RunningGuerita Sun 21-Aug-11 19:16:31

Thanks Rita. Silly question no doubt, but would you warm it?

RitaMorgan Sun 21-Aug-11 19:25:19

Guess it depends on how your dd wants it! My ds prefers milk really quite warm (body temp I suppose like breastmilk) - he has had room temperature milk but isn't keen.

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