I'm curious as to why your doc said to not take the thyroid meds while breastfeeding. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's after my oldest was about 4 months and I've been on either Synthroid or Levoxyl ever since. I was never told to not take the meds while nursing. Is it some other medication they want to put you on?
As far as weaning, start by cutting out one a day - first one of the morning is a good place to start. Once he's used to not having that, then eliminate another one. As far as night-time, can your SO do the honors of rocking him back to sleep for one of the feedings?
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