Weaning a child stop sucking activity of organs breastfeeding mother. Weaning process into a process that is not easy, because it involves emotional mother and often will make children become fussy. There is no limitation in time when the right to start the process of weaning itself. Following will be presented the information regarding the procedures to wean the child, how to get started as well as the father's role in the process of weaning.
Weaning Child, What goal?Weaning implemented after the children felt able to meet all the nutritional needs of other than breast milk. Weaning is not the final stages of a close relationship between the child and his mother, it has a meaning that you as parents will educate and give love through other means. Weaning will be better done after the child gets the right of his 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding. Based on other opinions of The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that breast-feeding mothers to start weaning when the child is 1 year old because at this age children have built an anti-allergy system perfectly in his body. While in some religious beliefs and culture, the weaning process can begin when a child has been the age of 2 years. In another theory there are two types of weaning process, the process suddenly / immediately implemented in urgent situations, for example tetiba mother fall ill or have to travel far away and unable to breastfeed the child and weaning will be carried out suddenly. The second process is a gradual weaning the weaning process natural (natural weaning). This process does not force and in accordance with the stages of child development, the weaning process is also determined by the mother (mother-led weaning). The natural process is the preferred process to be carried out for the weaning process naturally the least risk to the child psychologically. As for the weaning process specified by the mother to be with Mother mental readiness and the full support of the community and family. By knowing how to wean the right, Mom will not hurt the child's psychological, which if it were traumatized in the weaning process will be brought up to adult. Weaning process wrong can cause children to be anxious, timid and lacking in confidence. Meanwhile, if the weaning process is correct, the child will grow smart, disciplined, sociable and adapt to the environment and confidence.
Started Weaning so Kids Not FussyTo avoid fussy children at weaning, the main thing you should know before starting other than mental readiness is also the readiness of the child's mother. Here are some signs that indicate readiness of children start the process of weaning:
- 1. Start Not Interested in Organ Breastfeeding mothers
- 2. Physical No Longer Like a Baby
- 3. Swallowing and Chewing Ability Already Matang
- 4. Children Starting Independent