How do you know when the time is right to stop breastfeeding?

I was recently asked how I knew that the time was right to begin moving Amy to formula.  How do you know when the time is right to stop breastfeeding?   I think, like everything to do with breastfeeding, the decision is entirely personal.  You will know what is right for you and your baby. With Ben I steadily cut out feeds from the age of around 6 months when he started to be really nosy feeding in public.  I ended up stopping completely around my 30th birthday as by this point he was down to just that bedtime feed and as I was going to be out at bedtime for two nights it made sense to end it there.  At 8 months Ben really couldn’t have cared less.   We gave Ben bottles of expressed milk from a very young age Chloe was trickier. She was always happier with…

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