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#1 of 6 Old 07-10-2010, 12:53 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I hope this is the right forum, I debated between this and child led weaning so please move if needed.

I was wondering if all of you who nursed till childhood (without being pg or having younger nurslings) had milk at the end still?

I had a MW tell me breastfeeding is when you have milk and nursing is when you no longer do. She could take a trip for 2 wks and when she came home the child could pick up where she left off cause she was "dry" anyways.

I found this interesting. I have a 2yo nursling and still have lots of milk but was just curious if this was the case for anyone else.

~Katie~ married to J, mom to DD- A 13 yrs ,DS- L 7yrs , and my little nursling DD2- R 5yrs.

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Subbing... 2.5 year old is nursing lots less for the past few days, has even refused offers. Milk is plentiful, regardless.

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DS turned 4 this week, still have plenty of milk; (TMI -nip stim results in odd squirt).
Have just reduced him to one nursing/day from two. Still not sure whether this is the right thing to do.
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I mommy-led weaned my girl at 4 yo, including 3-4 days of business travel. Milk until well after the end! Like a year later.

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I still nurse my lo. 2.5 on demand and I don't think I have much milk at all. Wish I had more for her
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DD is 3 in a couple of weeks, nurses 2x a day and I think my milk is mostly gone. She says it is gone sometimes, asks to switch sides repeatedly and it is getting uncomfortable. She and I have talked, and she has decided that on her birthday she will be done.

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