• Babies and Toddlers
    Weaning
    Breaking Away From Bottles
    Breaking Away From BottlesI always dreamt that my babies would go directly from breastfeeding to drinking out of a cup, with no bottles in between. Well, it never happened that way. Tom and I were left with the task of weaning three children, all...
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    Weaning
    Nursing Your Older Baby and Weaning
    Nursing Your Older Baby and Weaning For many women, weaning their breastfed infant represents the first among a host of developmental transitions that characterize childhood. The long journey involved in transforming a totally dependent newborn i...
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    Weaning
    Common Myths About Weaning
    Common Myths About Weaning MYTH: My baby weaned himself at an early age. FACT: The full natural course of breastfeeding was designed to continue a year or more. Yet, it's not uncommon for a woman to report that her baby "weaned himself" at four m...
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    Weaning
    When to Stop Breast Feeding
    Breast-feeding is generally recommended for the first 12 months of life. ...
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    Weaning
    Weaning from the Bottle
    Great tips on how to gradually transition a child from the baby bottle. ...