Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Onanky | 2008/06/19

Q.

I want to stop breastfeeding.

My son is 18 months now ,i want to stop breastfeeding him, my problem is he doesn't like any other milk beside mine ,if i stop him now and he only drink Rooibos tea and juice will it be a problem ,i really feel tired to breast feed now and he always bites me.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

I presume that your son eats a full normal diet by now.At his age it is no longer absolutely essential that he your son drinks milk, although I would like you to keep trying to give him milk. Try him on the Parmalat First Growth milk and see if he will take it.Rooibos tea is good but it does not give him many of the essential nutrients he gets from milk. He will need to take extra calcium if he won't drink milk.

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Posted by: sambinoct | 2008/06/19

try make rooibos with just milk instead of water ...

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