Badass Breastfeeding Podcast

When someone tells you to wean

January 31, 2022 Dianne Cassidy & Abby Theuring Season 1 Episode 233
Badass Breastfeeding Podcast
When someone tells you to wean
Show Notes

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]


*This Episode is sponsored by Zomee and Cake Maternity


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