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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I carry on breast feeding /bottle feeding while weaning?
Yes, for as long as you wish

When should I stop breast feeding?
Weaning does not mean you have to stop breast feeding. Some women breastfeed for over 2 years. Breastfeed for as long as you and your baby wish.

When should I stop using formula feeds?
By one year of age you can introduce cow's milk into the diet.

How do I introduce other fluids?
Do it gradually.

How do I know when my baby is ready for weaning?
Every baby is different but there are some signs that your baby
is ready to move on to solid foods which can include:

  • Staying in a sitting position and holding head steady
  • Reaching out and grabbing things accurately; for example, looking at food, picking it up and putting it in their mouth

 

 

 

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