Every new phase in a child’s life is filled with ups and downs; some things will be easy and exciting while other things are harder and often dreaded. Weaning is one of the latter phases.
Deciding to stop the bottle or breastfeeding can be hard for both mom and baby. It brings many emotions as well as physical discomforts that occur for mom. It can lead to many sleepless nights and countless breakdowns – both baby and mom.
Weaning doesn’t have to feel like an impossibility though. With a few tips, you can make weaning easier on everyone involved, perhaps even make it a little fun for a child who may be hesitant to start the whole process.