Weaning toddlers

You might be thinking about weaning your toddler, but don't know where to start. One way to start weaning your toddler is to work with the idea of 'never offer but never refuse'. Some or all of the following ideas may help you do this. Read more

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Lactation consultant, breastfeeding counsellor, journalist and mum-of-3 Simone Casey blogs regularly for us on all things breastfeeding and parenting.

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