Stopping Breastfeeding Tips

How to Quit Breastfeeding

Actual tips on how to go about the weaning process… 

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Temporarily Stopping Breastfeeding

Medications, a long stay in hospital or skin infections are just some of the reasons why a mother may need to temporarily wean from breastfeeding. 

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How to handle Stillbirth or Miscarriage

In the case of a stillbirth or miscarriage, Mom has two choices: 

1.    Continue to lactate and donate the milk to other babies, who may need it. 

2.    Stop milk production as comfortably as possible. 

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Night Time Weaning

Still breastfeeding baby at night? 

Most babies will still breastfeed once or twice during the night, before they turn one. Here are some tips on how to make this transition a little easier for Mom and baby…

Tips for Stopping breastfeeding at night

Weaning from Breastfeeding

When to stop breastfeeding? Here we discuss the best time and circumstances for weaning. 

Never stop breastfeeding cold turkey. Weaning gradually will make for an easier transition for you and baby and will prevent mastitis. Less demand for breast milk will lead to less breast milk supply. Start by removing one feed a week and then more as you go along…

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Forced to Stop Breastfeeding

For all of the mothers who tried to breastfeed but couldn't, please do not feel discouraged. 

Your children love you and you love them, that's all that matters : )

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Questions and Comments By Other Moms

How to Encourage my Toddler to Stop Breastfeeding

He is now 22 months old and whilst I am very ready for the breastfeeding to stop (and have been for over a year now) my son gets very agitated when I try to avoid it in favour of him drinking other fluids during the day.

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Should I Stop Breast feeding?

Every little bit of breast milk is like liquid gold. Your breast milk is a living substance and contains blood cells, immune boosting, virus fighting and anti-inflammatory ingredients that formula does not contain…

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You can Breastfeed after Breast Abscess Surgery

We immediately arranged an appointment for the day after our return and luckily I was met with a much more positive and pro-breastfeeding approach which resulted in my being able to continue feeding with absolutely no problems!

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