What if someone tells you to wean? Should you listen?
What if it’s a medical professional?
Weaning is a personal decision…right?? Let’s look at the situation and how to handle it.
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Things we talked about:
Maybe it’s not a dr [5:40]
When you feel like it’s you or the baby [6:50]
Red flags [11:50]
Does breastfeeding interrupt development and mess it all up? [14:19]
How to talk to people who tell you to wean [18:57]
Educating others about breastfeeding [19:20]
Smile and nod [20:17]
Building a village [24:18]
When you WANT to wean [29:22]
How the weaning conversation impacts you (and the baby) [31:27]
Weaning should be YOUR decision [32:26]
My boobs, my business [33:08]
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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!
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