Let go when the sucking stops, then squeeze again. Instead of nursing in the night, you might stroke your baby and talk softly, allow her feelings to be expressed and acknowledge them. We are expecting another child this summer and even with the experience of our first son, I am dreading to go through this stage of drevelopment again. OR you could switch up routine for naps and bedtime. That would get his mind off the boobie.
After about 6 weeks I was only feeding if he woke up at night.
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If your baby is spitting up and miserable, is not gaining weight or vomits so forcefully that the milk hits the wall six feet away, consult with your doctor or midwife to rule out medical problems. I am presently still nursing my 22month old son to sleep but when he was about 18 months old I started to gently take the nipple out after he was in a deep sleep, but I would stay beside him and rub his back for a little while, or just talk to him gently. I'll try and switch up the routine though and see if that helps. But she started on sippy cups at 5 months with water and sometimes juice. We work hard to share our most timely and active conversations with you.