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How to wean off baby from breast milk

Alternative Text By: Dr. Rajiv Chhabra | October 28, 2018

Weaning off baby from breast milk at times seems to be a humungous task. Babies tend to take a lot of time to wean off and is a little taxing for the mom too. Breaking this habit is for sure a difficult task. However, by following these simple tips, it can be made a tad easier:

  • The main hurdle to wean off from breast feeding is the mental one. The mother has to be strong enough emotionally to discontinue same and every mother has to take a call at some stage of life.
  • By 2 years of age child very well understands the physiology that whenever he/she is crying, will be offered breast as a pacifier. To overcome this urge, mom has to take a hard stand that whenever he/she is crying, she should not offer the same and the child will stop on his/her own in next 2-3 days.
  • The other option which I generally use is to apply tab quinine in form of paste which is quite bitter one and child gets discouraged to use same.

I hope these helped! In case you have more tips, do share them.

The information shared in the article is indicative in nature. You should consult your medical practitioner before following the suggestions in this article. Each Individual is different & may react differently to the suggested measures.The author, publisher, company & its officials disclaim any liability in connection with the use of this information.

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