Tagged: Wean baby from Breastfeeding

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Why I Had to (Practically) Cold-Turkey Stop Breastfeeding My 1-Year-Old

I am a big fan of Baby-led weaning for breastfeeding. Really, I am. It worked great for my 3 older kids. One stopped breastfeeding around 16-17 months (and honestly, I wish I had done it a touch more baby-led and not for societal pressure, but that’s a story for another day. She was still happy and fine). My 2nd went the longest and stopped feeding at 22 months old. He’s a lot like my 4th, but baby-led weaning still worked. My 3rd breastfed until 20 months old. With all three, I found out I was pregnant before they were weaned...