Food and Nutrition

Breastfeeding

1 to 3 years

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Updated on Oct 17, 2016

hi. my son is 14 months now. he is still on breast feeding. at night he gets up around 3-4 for feeding. I have still not started giving milk in bottle. now I want to stop breast feeding. shall I start giving him milk in bottle or should continue breastfeeding for few more months? pls suggest

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| Oct 17, 2016

hi Vasudha at 14 months what other top feeds are you giving him? to avoid nipple confusion you may start with natural bottle with a wide mouth resembling mother's breast.

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| Oct 17, 2016

hi Swati, I have started semi solid to him. give him 3 times meals with, 2 times snacks/fruit. I was thinking of starting Philips avent bottle. but would he be habituated to it. i have heard it difficult to discontinue bottle feeding, toddler doesn't leave it!!

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| Oct 18, 2016

philips have natural bottles as well that have nipples resembling mom's breast. gradually introduce sipper to your child.

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