Continuing Breastfeeding into the Toddler Years
Your child is an expert, so nursing may not take quite so long… it's still really good for you both
What to Call It!
Be sure that whatever name you have your child use to ask to nurse is one you want shouted in a crowded grocery store!
Child may try to wean. You can wean if you think it's the right time, but you don't have to! If you have trouble with this phase, let us know!
Toddlers are Independent, Distracted and Exploring New Things
May just feed briefly for comfort
If your child is distracted, take them into a quiet, dark place; offer a toy, read a book, while you nurse
No Support from Family, Friends or Strangers?
Don't worry, you know that breastfeeding is best for you and your child! Don't let them knock your confidence. The average age of weaning world-wide is 4 years old!
Look at Your Amazing Accomplishment!
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