Weaning is the process of transitioning your baby or toddler from one thing to another. You might wean from breastfeeding to bottle feeding, from a bottle to a cup, from liquids to solids, or you might wean him or her from sucking on a pacifier. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to wean a baby or toddler, what to expect, what guidelines to follow, and much more.
Weaning Your Breastfed Baby
Learn how to wean a breastfed baby.
9 Ways to Wean a Child Off Thumb Sucking
Got a preschooler who won't stop thumb sucking or finger sucking? Find out what to do about it.
Should You Give Your Baby a Pacifier?
Should you offer a pacifier to a fussy, crying baby? Using a baby pacifier can be a source of intense debate. Understand the pros and cons of using a pacifier.
When Is It Time for My Baby to Use a Cup Instead of a Bottle?
Tips for parents who are ready to transition their baby from bottle to a cup.