Weaning

Jump to: navigation, search

Weaning is the process of gradually introducing a mammal infant, either human or animal, to what will be its adult diet and withdrawing the supply of its mother's milk.

The process takes place only in mammals, as only mammals produce milk. The infant is considered to be fully weaned once it no longer receives any breast milk (or bottled substitute). In general, once a mammal is weaned, it is lactose intolerant.

See Also

Template:Animal-stub


Linked-in.jpg