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30 Sep 2011

2 year old wants breast feeding
Hi,

My daughter is 2yrs old, she stop breastfeeding at 10months and went on the formula until she turned 2yrs. recently she has been giving me issues screaming and crying for me to breast feed her, Its awkward and am not sure how to deal with it.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Your little girl is now two years old and her wanting to breastfeed at this stage is probably just due to attention seeking. She should be on a normal diet by now and in fact needs very little milk every day at this stage, about 2 cups.Be firm about this, she has not been breastfed for 14 months and should not re-start now.
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