Boob Scoop

Boob Scoop: Kathy Dettwyler, a leading anthropologist who studies breastfeeding and nightwaking from a historical, cross-cultural, and biological point of view, has found that human children are designed to nurse very frequently for their first few years. In fact, it is normal for children to nurse at night up to 3 or 4 years of age. However, since it may not be doable or realistic for some if not most mothers to feed at night for 3 to 4 years, it's helpful to know that there are gentle ways to go about night weaning. For some helpful tips, check out Night Weaning : KellyMom and read a mom's sweet and encouraging experience when it came to weaning her 2-year-old son. Night weaning Jack : KellyMom Sharen Medrano, Yummy Mummy Support Group IBCLC (www.nycbreastfeeding.com) http://yummymummystore.com/blog/