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post #41 of 57
I don't really consider my son older yet, but he does ask using words. He is nearing 2.5 and sometimes he says "can I have a noose?", but he learned the word boobies from a nursing friend of his...so sometimes he says "can I have a sip of the boobies?"!!! He actually followed me around the house while my in-laws were visiting shouting "I wanna have a sip of the boobies..right now...yea sure..ok?" The in laws either pretended they didn't know what he was asking for, or really didn't know what he was asking for.
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post #42 of 57
Nummo is our word for it. DD is now 2, and came up with the word nummo when she was just learning to talk... maybe around 16 or 18 months? (Who can remember when these things happened?)

Anyway, I'm glad she calls it something slightly obscure, because she is not shy about demanding it at any and every time and place, particularly if she's feeling overwhelmed by a stranger talking to her! Also, it's really cute. She frequently pats my breasts, and says "Is this your nummo?", and she does nummo with her dolls and animals. For a while I had to do nummo with her animals all the time. I'm glad that stage is over, because honestly, while I love nursing her, I'm not that into stopping folding laundry every five minutes to do nummo with a toy bear!

One time while we were in the bath together (a frequent nummo place) she stopped nursing for a moment and said "Mama look at your big nummos!" That was the first time anyone has said that about them!
post #43 of 57
My 16 month old doesn't have much in the way of verbal codes, just "mamama" while lunging at my chest. Or she uses our sign for sleepy sleep, even during the day.

But I have to tell you ladies, some of the previous entries had me in tears and almost wetting my pants. Too funny!
post #44 of 57
Rebecca is 2 1/2 and says "Pwease I have nonnies?" then she proceeds to pick which one she wants first (usually my right one). Sometimes she needs to get a good look at them both first before she can choose. If she falls down or is having a meltdown, she will say "I need nonnies to feel better." If I'm on the phone or otherwise occupied, she will pull a dining room chair over to me and hit the back of my knees with it and yell "sit down! sit down!" That I find annoying!
post #45 of 57
My 26 month old asks for "milk" and does it in a sing song voice and a smile and then a please once in a awhile or he will add a mommy's milk to make sure I know he doesn't mean cow's milk, rice milk or soy milk He also will tell me which side, right milk, left milk! Then tell me where he wants it. Milk on the sofa. Milk in the room. Lay down, mommy. Milk in the car..... Before he could talk, he would just grab my hand and lead me to where he wanted to nurse and then position me or push me down to show me he wanted me to lay down. Always clear on what he wants
post #46 of 57
My DD is almost 2 1/2 and she asks for "mommy moak". Most of the time she is very polite about it and asks in a low voice. However she isn't very diplomatic yet when she wants it. She doesn't ask all the time either. She nurses maybe once a day.
post #47 of 57
my 14mo asks for "me-me". She started saying this when I would ask, "Do you need me?" when others were around trying to offer play/water/attention but couldn't figure out why she was still crying/wining.
post #48 of 57
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Originally Posted by sarahsteineke
my 14mo asks for "me-me". She started saying this when I would ask, "Do you need me?" when others were around trying to offer play/water/attention but couldn't figure out why she was still crying/wining.
That's very sweet.
post #49 of 57
My 3.5 yr. old ds asks for "mom-mom's" -- that's just how his earliest baby talk evolved: he would reach out to me (or up) and say "mom" "mom" repeatedly until I started bf'g him. So it just stuck. I like it because a) it's cute and b) no one else (strangers) knows what he means.

Now, he has a new ritual (since he's only nursing a few, at most, times a day): when he wakes up & wanders out of our bed (I'm often already up with ds#2, 11 mo's), he declares, "My morning snack is always mom-mom's." Then he gets up beside me & 'sneaks' onto my lap with that innocent / mischievious look on his face!

If it's been a while (during that day), he'll state: "I haven't had mom-mom's in a long time, mommy." Also, if ds#2 is nursing he'll mention that when (Gryphin) is finished nursing on that side, he can have the other side.

Now, if I could only teach him to stop letting his teeth rub against me nipple...!
post #50 of 57
I know this is a really old thread - can I still post?

My DD (who's over 5 now) calls them runkies. When she was born I would ask her if she wanted to nurse, and DS, who was 4 at the time, didn't like that. He said to call it hungries. So for a long time we would have hungries. Then when DD began to talk, she couldn't say hungries. It turned into runkies. So now we do runkies.
post #51 of 57
"NURSE ME RIGHT NOW, YOU FART!" My three yr old dd is a very wilful child, and has three older sibs who teach her charming words.
post #52 of 57
The cutest most recent request from 3 yr old dd," Mommy, may I have some of your precious milk?"
post #53 of 57
My DS, who is now 43 months, just snuggles at my neck and mutters 'duddu' (colloquial for 'milkies') particularly if one is in a earshot. Otherwise, he just speaks out 'duddu' clearly. DD who is about 29 months still does not say anything, makes noises as if uncomfortable, and complaining and starts tugging at my shirt.
Uzra
post #54 of 57
My 2 1/2 yo asks for "MURSIE" which is always hysterically funny. My friends son asks for nursey sides....
post #55 of 57
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Originally Posted by whoamama
"NURSE ME RIGHT NOW, YOU FART!"
: : laughup laughup
post #56 of 57
For the last several months S would ask for "Na-na! In da beed!" and now that she's learned other locations she'll say, "on da couch," "in a char," etc. And just this week she's been differentiating between "nana mulk" and "mulk a cow" that she sees in the refrigerator but won't drink.

M, around this same age, would let go of one side with a big smack of her lips, grin, and say, "Udder cider?"
post #57 of 57
She says "I need a break", or "let's go upstairs and have doodoo on the big bed".
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