Are you breastfeeding a toddler?
Are you breastfeeding a newborn wondering how you possibly breastfeed a toddler?
Has someone told you to “stop breastfeeding when they can ask for it”
Breastfeeding a toddler is very different from breastfeeding a newborn. Listen up for more info on this. And spoiler alert – babies ask to breastfeed the minute they come out of the womb so that’s not a valid argument.
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Things we talked about:
A toddler breastfeeding freaks people out [5:02 ]
How old is too old? [11:41 ]
You cannot force a baby or toddler to nurse [12:57 ]
WHO and AAP recommendations [14:38 ]
Positioning when breastfeeding a toddler [21:11 ]
Nursing and solids [22:50 ]
Newborn vs toddler nursing [25:14 ]
No more pumping! [27:15 ]
Milk changes [32:42 ]
Latching and biting [34:41 ]
Today’s Shout Out is to Birth Nerds
*This Episode is sponsored by Original Sprout and Sheila Darling Coaching
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