Q:

hi i have started solids, now eating twice a day!  my question is does breastfeeding reduces with starting of solids, atleast at those times!  i want to continue feeding my baby, any suggestions on what must i do? 



Leena Pandyya

sonali can you help please

Rakhi Puri (beautyofmommying)

@leena pandyya breastfeed decreases​ with time as the baby starts solids but they still ask for BM....my baby have her 3 meals and 4 BF during day and twice at night.... it's also different baby to baby....the baby take BM before 1-2 hours of every solid meal and before sleep....give on demand but don't force-feed anything

Leena Pandyya

ok so they suggest to feed till 2 years, how would that be possible

Rhituparna Mitra

Yes likely to...as the quantity of solids increases. Continue feeding, his major nutrition will still come from there. Over time, expose him to solids of different tastes and textures so that he develops a taste for nutritious food.

Rakhi Puri (beautyofmommying)

it happens naturally.... don't worry dear

Sonali Shivlani

Yes when you give solids at that time naturally baby will demand less breast milk and hence breast milk at that will slowly reduce. It is natural for a seven months old baby to have two solid meals per day. It's part of the growing process. Continue feeding regularly at other hours and you should be able to sustain breast feeding for as long as you wish.

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