Night weaning with kindness
Are you looking for ways to gently start to limit or stop breast or chestfeeding at night with your toddler? We all know how much support it can take to get breastfeeding off to a great start. There can be bumps in the road, and challenges to overcome. It is just as important to have great support and helpful strategies at the end of your breastfeeding journey as it is at the start. You might want to try to improve your toddlers’ sleep, or perhaps you’d like for someone else other than you to be able to help settle them in the night. Maybe you’re just tired of being the all-night milk bar…
Whatever your reason for wanting to slow down, limit or stop breast or chest feeding, this 25 minute presentation will walk you through your options, as well as acknowledge that this can be an emotive time for both you and your child. You will find plenty of kind, compassionate and practical information and support as you begin the next phase of your parenting journey.
I will cover:
- Why you might be thinking of night weaning
- Is this the right time for you and your child
- Your feelings about night weaning
- Some gentle options for reducing or stopping breast or chest feeding
- How night weaning might affect you, your child and sleep
This is for you if:
- You are currently feeding your older baby or toddler, and want to have some kind and respectful strategies up your sleeve for night weaning
- You would like to slowly put some limits in place for your little one in the day, night or both
- You are looking for a very gentle approach that values the responsive relationship that you have with your little one
- You’d like to learn some strategies to support your child to fall asleep without feeding
- You are a lactation, health, childcare or sleep professional who would like to learn about a supportive and compassionate approach to night weaning
Let’s get started!