I have no problem breastfeeding infants, but when they get to be about 18 months or so it starts to become unpleasant and I get some hormonal reaction like nails on a chalkboard or something every time they breastfeed, and it gets worse and worse until I'm tearing my hair out around the time they're 2 or so. So I made it until 2.5 with one and just 2 with the other. I didn't get to the point where I could see what my personal limit was because we quit for that other reason.
I have had friends nurse until 5 or 6, and I just can't imagine nursing that long. I mean, it didn't bother me seeing them nurse and it didn't feel weird to me, but I feel like it would have felt weird if I'd been nursing a child that age. Maybe I'd feel differently if I didn't have this reaction to nursing as they got older? I mean, they aren't all of a sudden 6. They're 2, and then 2.5, and then 3, etc. They grow slowly and they don't all of a sudden feel older in any given moment.
Do you have a personal age limit for breastfeeding?
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