how I transitioned from warm formula and breastmilk in a bottle to cold cow’s milk in a cup in 3 weeks!

My Experience

If you’ve read other posts you’ll know that I follow the EASY Method Schedule which is one of the best decisions I made.  However I adapted the feeding schedule to fit my baby’s schedule.  I followed this schedule for ten months and then had to adjust again in order to decrease milk consumption per day and prepare for the upcoming cow’s milk transition.

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baby eating solid foods but not sure how much milk or when to ditch the pouch and bottle?

My Experience

If you read Starting Solid Foods, Puree vs. Baby Led Weaning you’ll know that I started solid foods at six months via baby led weaning (solid foods like avocado, banana etc no puree) at dinner.  I introduced porridge for breakfast next and started lunch by seven months.

If you read Why The EASY Method Schedule Is The Best Thing I Did you’ll see that I adapted the last EASY schedule by combing two milk feeds and moving them by themselves instead of right before every meal so that she would have enough appetite to get the hang of eating a meal.

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how I chose a daycare/day nursery

My Experience

I started looking for daycare (day nursery) when my baby was four months old.  All the moms in my classes that I would meet up with for coffee were talking about waiting lists and needing to register a year in advance – I was just still trying to get my head round being a mom.  One mom started visiting childminders and nurseries and reported back to the group so that really kick-started my process as I didn’t want to be left with no options and forced to use one I wasn’t really happy with.

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