How long to breastfeed

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How long to breastfeed

Breastfeeding through toddlerhood is an individual and personal choice between you and your child. If there is food being introduced and they are not only getting their nourishment from their food, then I believe it is important to let it continue and to drop off naturally. If a child is breastfeeding, it means that they are still wanting something from you. It may not just be milk. It may be attachment and nurturing.

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Julie Hale, LMFT, RYT, is a psychotherapist in private practice on the Westside that specializes in adolescents, divorce, co-parenting, and other familial issues. Julie is also the mother of 3 amazing, intelligent and interesting children (11,15,17) but wishes she could turn back the clock because they got too big too fast. She can be reached at

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