Growing Our Family - Parenting Podcast

Growing Our Family - Parenting Podcast

43: Weaning from Breastfeeding with Jacqueline Kincer

March 27, 2020

Parenting Podcast – Episode 43: Weaning from Breastfeeding with Jacqueline Kincer 

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Jacqueline is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and the host of the Breastfeeding Talk podcast. She is here today to talk all about how to successfully wean your child from breastfeeding. 


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Show Notes

-Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got into lactation?

-How do you know if it’s time to wean?

-Tips for weaning a baby under a year old.

-Tips for weaning your toddler. 

-Is there a difference in daytime and night time weaning approaches?

-Can you discuss the different weaning techniques?

→ Don’t offer, don’t refuse

→ Dropping one feeding at a time

→ Distraction or substitution

→ Change in routine or schedule

→ Postponement

→ Shortening nursing sessions

→ Night Weaning

-How to make weaning more comfortable for mom? 

-Cutting down nursing sessions – what sessions do you cut out first and how?

-Eliminating the bedtime nursing session – how do you do this and still get your child to fall asleep?