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post #41 of 69
I'm still nursing my almost-two-year old. I have nursed while pregnant many times; she only nurses once a day, and I think she's probably going to wean herself soon.
post #42 of 69
Hey Mamas,

I'm still nursing along with my 23 month old dd. I weaned my ds during my pregnancy as my body made me do it (I had intended on CLW but felt such strong aversions I weaned him over 5 months) but I hope to avoid that with dd. She still nurses a lot so I think it would be a big strain on her to wean. I am planning on night weaning her after the holidays as I think we're both ready for it.
post #43 of 69
I just found out I'm pregnant and due around the 24th of August. My little nursling just turned 3. (We found out on his birthday!) My nips are pretty sore, but nothing compared to when we where first nursing. My problem is the fatigue. By the end of the day I'm soooo exhausted. He still nurses alot, day and night. I'd probably be tired even if I wasn't nursing though. I want to let him go as long as he wants, but I've already noticed a drop in my supply. Hopefully we can keep nursing and tandem nurse, I'm an abundant producer so I know I'd have enough then. My thoughts are with all of you!
Stella
post #44 of 69
nevermind. I no longer fit half the criteria.
post #45 of 69
I am nursing my 3 year old. No weaning in the plan or sight.
post #46 of 69
Im nursing my 14 month old too many times a day to count plus twice at night.

At least its not painful (so far!) :
post #47 of 69
i just found out iam prego due aug 20th and iam still nursing my 17 month old full time he eats maybe 2 ozs of solid food a day if that iam still waiting for him to show signs of being ready for solids hahah most days he doesnt eat anything but boob milk
i wanted to night wean but i dont think that will happen i think it will be too much for my little guy but my milk supply is dropping fast but today their was noo milk at all and my poor son just would change from one boobie to the other then get off and cry and then get back on for about 20 mins change boobs and then cry after about another 20mins of nursing

i hate that my milk is dropping but i also know my son will not wean during my pregnancy soo i can look forward to tandam nursing which iam very excited to do cant wait to get tons of pics of my little guy and the little baby nursing together
post #48 of 69
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Originally Posted by mommytomahmoud View Post
i wanted to night wean but i dont think that will happen i think it will be too much for my little guy but my milk supply is dropping fast but today their was noo milk at all and my poor son just would change from one boobie to the other then get off and cry and then get back on for about 20 mins change boobs and then cry after about another 20mins of nursing
That sounds really difficult. Have you had your DS tested for any allergies? My DS was a late eater, and it was related to food allergies. Once he was tested and treated he started eating a lot more.
post #49 of 69
BlissfullyLoving noo i have not had him tested for allergies i didnt even think of testing him for that but iam very careful about what he eats
post #50 of 69

I am still nursing my 3 1/2 yr. old.
I tandem nursed for 2 years until my oldest was 4.
I think my supply is dropping though because my son keeps saying "none left" sometimes right after starting...so not sure if I'll be tandeming this time round or not
post #51 of 69
Nipple soreness is way way better (6.5 weeks) so we are still going strong - baby is having a little bit of formula now although I know I probably shouldn't so that my supply stays up as much as possible but I swear she is hungry! And she is only about 15.5 pounds which is pretty darn small for 10 months so I want to make sure all is well. But praise God for the sore nipples passing!
post #52 of 69
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Originally Posted by BoBoBo View Post
Nipple soreness is way way better (6.5 weeks) so we are still going strong - baby is having a little bit of formula now although I know I probably shouldn't so that my supply stays up as much as possible but I swear she is hungry! And she is only about 15.5 pounds which is pretty darn small for 10 months so I want to make sure all is well. But praise God for the sore nipples passing!
Oh, you're so lucky! I have pain on one side which makes me try to avoid nursing when it's that side's "turn." What's weird is that it only hurts at first, and gets better as he keeps nursing. It almost feels like when we first started and he was learning to latch. Odd.
post #53 of 69
It was fine till now but the nipples are starting to hurt. I remember this from last time too. It was so bad that I gently weaned dd by 10 weeks.

I regretted it though and won't be doing that this time.
post #54 of 69
Is anyone else planning on nightweaning? My twins will be 2 on New Year's Eve and we are nightweaning them. They would wake up about 6 times a night to nurse (each) and I just could not take it anymore. I got no sleep and I was waking up all shakey. So right now they are sleeping with dh in the other room and it is going pretty well. They don't like it but I feel like they are adjusting faster than I expected. They appear to accept comfort from dh when they wake in the middle of the night although they do call for me. Typically they stay all night with dh and when they wake up around 6 or 7 they will come to bed with me. They still nurse a ton during the day, though. I have't decided what I am going to do yet, about weaning them. I nursed all 3 of them for 18 months before I weaned my oldest ds when he was 4. I think if I am only having one baby this time, I will give nursing 3 again another try, but if I am having twins again, they are so getting weaned! Gently, of course.
post #55 of 69
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Originally Posted by peacelovingmama View Post
I am nursing my almost-8-month-old around the clock and will be tandem nursing. This pregnancy was unplanned and I have had bigger spaces between my other children so I always weaned early in pregnancy. I won't do that this time though, since Grahame is so young.
I'm in the same boat! I'm nursing my almost 8-month old full time and we just found out we're expecting AGAIN! I'm a little worried about being able to feed my DD since she's pretty uninterested in solid foods. What are you doing to keep your supply up? I'm trying to nurse as often and for as long as possible to keep it going. Also, i'm drinking tons of water and eating as much good stuff as possible.
post #56 of 69
Still nursing our 20 month old daughter, but hoping to gently cut her back soon. She nurses A LOT and it is very sore and uncomfortable for me. We are trying substituting soy milk, distraction and limitation, but she is just a different bird when she doesn't get her "milkie". and it is breaking my heart. I just suffered a loss in Oct, and was nursing her then as well. I wonder if it had anything to do with it, so I am more motivated to wean her before this one is born-if we make it that far...
post #57 of 69
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Originally Posted by mazi'smom View Post
I'm in the same boat! I'm nursing my almost 8-month old full time and we just found out we're expecting AGAIN! I'm a little worried about being able to feed my DD since she's pretty uninterested in solid foods. What are you doing to keep your supply up? I'm trying to nurse as often and for as long as possible to keep it going. Also, i'm drinking tons of water and eating as much good stuff as possible.
Doing the same as you to keep supply up -- lots of water, good food and rest. Are you as ravenously hungry as I am? I assume that it's the nursing while pregnant that is making me so hungry. Good luck to you -- I hope we are both able to nurse as long as we wish!
post #58 of 69
does anyone have any ideas on what to feed a very very picky 17 month old baby my milk supply is dropping and like for today he was just not happy if he was not on the boob we tried everyhting today even french fries which is a big no no in our house and he didnt even take that thank god


but i need food ideas please
post #59 of 69
Here is a good link to help. http://www.kellymom.com/nutrition/solids/index.html Since your baby is pretty picky, I would start with first foods and go from there. They do say that it takes introducing food up to 20 times before it is accepted. I know that avacados, bananas, sweet potatoes were all big hits here & still are. Sometimes the sweet foods are more readily accepted since they are similar to breastmilk.

I am continuing to breastfeed and do it pretty often. I am taking nettle leaf and blessed thistle to help with my supply. I don't think I am going to night wean until much later in this pregnancy.
post #60 of 69
I just found out I'm preg today. I'm still nursing my ds who just turned 1 many times a day and night. He takes solids well, but he loves his "nunny" (NAK now)! Fortunately, my ds3 weaned a few months ago. Anyway, I feel like my supply is pretty good, but he has been a bit fussy at the breast. I am a little sore, but not too bad. I got a really bad aversion to nursing when I was pregnant last time, but nursed through it. I'm not sure how it will go this time. I'd like to have a bit of a break in between, even though tandeming was an okay experience for me before. Glad to see other in the same/similar boat. s to those of you with picky eaters - hope you can find something that helps.
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