Category Archives: Weaning

Addicted To The Pacifier…

Does he/she like it, or need it? This is a burning question that many parents have when they find their child (as well as the entire family) is enslaved to that dreaded pacifier. Babies are born with the need to … Continue reading

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How to wean your baby from breast milk?

Weaning from breast milk is a milestone for both the baby and the mother. Experts usually recommend that mothers breastfeed their babies for at least a year, while the World Health Organization recommends the same for two years. Weaning cannot … Continue reading

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Nightweaning

Nightweaning is the term used to describe ceasing nursing your baby through the night. Although many parenting “experts” say that 6 month old babies don’t need sustenance through the night, this is largely untrue. It is now generally accepted that … Continue reading

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5 Bad Reasons to Wean Your Baby

Please don’t be put off by the title: this article has not been written in order to make anybody feel guilty for their decision to wean their baby. It is simply meant to be informative and hopefully somewhat empowering for … Continue reading

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Weaning Your Baby Gently

If you have decided that the time has come to stop breastfeeding, you will be looking for ways to wean your baby that will be the least traumatic for you and your child. Weaning is the beginning of another era … Continue reading

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When Should I Stop? A Simple Guide to Weaning

Simple answer: whenever you want to. The decision to wean your baby from the breast is a very personal one, and one that you should never allow yourself to be pressured into. Whenever you decide to wean, give yourself a … Continue reading

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