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    Default Weaning himself off BF... what now??

    DS is 10 months old and is BF. He has always fed very well and is currently on 3 feeds a day. Over the last few weeks he seems disinterested in his lunch time feed and tonight he refused his night feed (tonight may be a none off as he seemed very tired) but part of me thinks he is starting to wean himself. He has also starting biting which he has never done before.

    So my question is if he is weaning himself what do I do??? Do I replace BF with something else??? Formula??? Cows milk???

    Please help I am worried he isn't going to be getting enough of what he needs although he eats very well with his solids.

    Thanks in advance for any advice

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    if he is eating enough solids would not be worried
    start cows if not working try formula or introduce other dairy
    at 10mths does not need as much milk anyway

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    So cows milk is ok at 10 months? should I give it 3 times a day as I would with BF and how much? Also warm or cold?? Sorry for the stupid questions

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    they say 12 months but introduced into foods earlier never caused as any problems, with weetbix etc warm same temp as bf

    as far as how much I would go 150-180ml, again if eating solids let him lead if he wants it he will drink otherwise you already know he will not

    or if you want to continue bf, maybe express into sippy cup and see if drinks that way, best of both worlds

    maybe have a look into self lead weaning on google

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    As far as I understand, cows milk should not be introduced before 12 months old.

    Maybe a bit of formula or EBM in a sippy cup if you want him to have some milk?

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    Quote Originally Posted by changethestars View Post
    As far as I understand, cows milk should not be introduced before 12 months old.
    if not getting enough iron from solids it would be an issue otherwise some in foods is fine, its the full fat that is important


 

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