While breast may be best, at some point it must end. For a majority of LilSugar readers that time came after a year of breastfeeding. While some babies make the decision to wean on their own, 58 percent of LilSugar readers made the decision to switch over to a bottle or cup. For some mamas the decision is based on their return to work, while others use a specific birthday or upcoming vacation as a target date for weaning. As hard as a nursing mother works to keep up her supply, she must also plan to decrease production in order to prevent clogged ducts, mastitis and other breast pain. When cutting down on nursing or pumping sessions, check out these tips to ease the pain.