Bottle feeding

Natasha Narmada - posted on 06/10/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )




My 7 months baby had breast milk since her birth. Still she's having but the thing is i stared bottle feeding when she was 5 months only and Baby doesn't like bottle feeding... She's only expecting breast milk and I really need to stop breast feeding...Is there any suggestions ?


Gwen - posted on 06/10/2013




I weaned my daughter by taking away one breastfeed per day (at noon) and gradually mixing formula with breast milk in her bottle. Start with 3/4 breast milk, 1/4 formula. If she does okay with that after a few days, mix 1/2 breast milk, 1/2 formula and so on. You might also have to experiment with different nipples to find the one she likes best. I had to find a really small nipple for my daughter, because the bigger ones made her gag. Initially, she would only take about 2 oz. from a bottle. It took her a few weeks to get used to it and begin drinking more. As my body adjusted, I took away the morning feeding, then supper time, then bedtime. The whole process probably took a month or so.

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