Supplementation means giving your baby liquid nourishment in addition to breastfeeding. If the reason is low milk supply, your local La Leche League Leader can offer suggestions to help increase the amount of milk you produce. This post may also help: Building a Milk Supply. If supplementing your baby with additional milk is necessary, there are many options for what to use to supplement, and how to do it. Your local La Leche League Leader can discuss your particular circumstances. If your baby needs supplementing with formula milk, a common question is whether it is appropriate to mix breastmilk and formula in the same container, and the answer is that it may be preferable to do separate feedings.
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It seems that all the the information I see regarding toddler nutrition assumes that your toddler is no longer breastfeeding and is eating mainly solids. As a result, many moms of breastfeeding toddlers particularly those who are eating few solids have lots of questions about how to adapt this information to their particular child. Your child can continue breastfeeding just as often during the second year, but offer solid foods a few times a day.
Weaning is when a baby moves from breast milk to other sources of nourishment. Weaning your baby is a process that takes patience and understanding from both you and your child. When to wean is a personal decision. A mom might be influenced by a return to work, her health or the baby's, or simply a feeling that the time is right. After that, the AAP recommends a combination of solid foods and breast milk until a baby is at least 1 year old.