How do I go from bottle feeding exclusively to breastfeeding only?

Julie - posted on 06/29/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )





I have a three month old exclusively bottle fed mainly expressed breast milk. I want to transition to breast because I am tired of pumping 8 times a day,sterilising etc etc.

She latches ok now (after 8 weeks of not latching at all) but the last time i tried the supply went down.

Should I still pump and express or should I go cold turkey back to breast only?

I ask because when I pump and express, she gets super fussy at the breast because she can't get it out quickly or she's impatient.

Also, I started today and every time I hold her she seems to want to suck. It's so frustrating! I need advice please.


~♥Little Miss - posted on 06/30/2012




Oh man, that is tricky. A lot of times once they are on the bottle, they like it cause of the faster flow. I would just put her on the boob every chance you get and as often as she wants it to get her used to it. Do keep expressing incase it doesn't take, but maybe not as often. Good luck.

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