March 16, 2001, Newsletter Issue #15: To Wean or Not to Wean...

Tip of the Week

If somebody confronts you with "I think it`s time you weaned that child." here are some ways of dealing with their criticism:

"What for?"
"Now is when it`s really getting fun."
"What could we possibly gain from that?"
"I don`t. Neither does he."
"The AAP recommends breastfeeding for at least one year and the WHO and UNICEF recommend breastfeeding for at least two years. Where are you getting your information from?"

If both you and your child are enjoying nursing then there is absolutely no reason why you should feel compelled to end that relationship.

Remember- if you are experiencing problems then a IBCLC or LLL (NMAA in Australia) will be more than willing to help you.

About LifeTips

Now one of the top on-line publishers in the world, LifeTips offers tips to millions of monthly visitors. Our mission mission is to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. Expert writers earn dough for what they know. And exclusive sponsors in each niche topic help us make-it-all happen.

Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Breastfeeding Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Kristle Jones
Buy My Book