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I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right forum, but I'll put it out there...<br>
I have a 10 month old son, who I was planning to bf until...well, I never really set a date...anyway, the more I learn, the more I am leaning tiwards CLW, but I think I might already have screwed that up. Being a first-time mama, I was easily influenced in the early months and ds had his first taste solids at 3.5 months (*gasp* I know!) but everyone was telling me that he was starving because he ate so much (now I know better!). Anyway, he didn't really start eating solids until 5 months which is still early, but he was stealing it right off my plate!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> So, here's the thing....lately, he isn't really interested in solids, after a few months of eating three big (for a baby IMO!) meals a day, plus bfing every 2 hours day and 3-4 hours at night. Actually I'm kinda happy about it, since I introduced too early and therefore started the weaning process<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> and I would like to reverse it (is that possiblee?) but am wondering if it's ok for him, since he's used to having that extra food. He still bf's all the time and he's happy. Should I encourage this? Has this happened to anyone else?<br>
Thanks for any advice!
 

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Breastfeed away! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I don't think you have to "discourage" solids now, but I would still bf before offering solids to insure babe is getting maximum nutrients.
 

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Yeah, nurse when he wants. My ds cuts back on solids and really picks up on nursing whenever he's teething.
 

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As long as he is happy and healthy I wouldn't even think to question <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"><br><br>
And, of course, solids are supposed to be experimental for the first year (at least) so placing them back in that role is GREAT! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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Thanks everyone, for the encouragement!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> Ds still doesn't want much to do with solids, but he's nursing like a champ...much better this way than the other!<br>
So, I'm not going to discourage solids, but I'm definately not going to worry about "three solid meals" anymore!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 
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