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DD1 weaned herself right around 4 years.

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DD 14 Months - She is weaning off now.

She only takes the breast at night now and when she starts to sleep through I think that will be the end of breastfeeding for both of us
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Hi, I'm new here, but I want to add mine:

DS: 4 years and a month or so
DD: 4 years + (she still nurses twice a day -wake up and bedtime)

I'm not having any more babies and I'm really feeling like my nursing days are drawing to a close and it is so bittersweet. In a couple of weeks when my DS turns 8 I will have been nursing for 8 years straight and I'm so proud of myself considering I knew *nothing* about babies, nursing, etc when I first got pregnant all those years ago.

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#1 CLW at 4.5yrs
#2 is 2yrs9mo and nursing/sleeping at the moment.
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ds1...7yrs, 2mos
ds2...5yrs, 9mos
dd.... 3yrs, 3mos
ds3...10mos

all still nurse, though the older ones considerdably much, much less than the younger ones.
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dd1-about 6mo (still feel extremely guilty over this : )
dd2-3yr 10mo (still nursing)
dd3/dd4-14 mo (still nursing)

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DS was 18 months, CLW, and DD was 2.5 years.

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DS1 - 3 years old, MLW took 4 months. I was pregnant and having had breast cancer in my right breast I can only nurse on one side.

DS2 - 13 months with no sign of letting up! plan on CLW since I'm done having babies!
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I am still nursing both of my girls and ttc
dd1- 3 years still nursing
dd2- 22 months still nursing
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16 months and I'm sad it wasn't longer. : I really wanted to make it to two years.
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Dd is almost 1 and pretty much EBF (not much of a solids girl ).

So almost 12 mos and counting.

I know that's not so long, but we have had (and still have) SO many nursing problems that I do feel a little proud that I never gave up...
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#1 - 3 years
#2 - 2 years
#3 - 9 months and...

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DS - 14 months
DD - 3.5 years
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1 week shy of 3 years
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DS self-weaned at 30 months
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ds1- 16 months or so, I weaned him due to pregnancy
ds2- 2.5, still nursing. Don't know yet at this point if we will CLW or not
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Gregory- 3yrs, 6 months.
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dd 31 months (2.5) and still going
ds 3 months (and obviously still going)

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DS 3 years
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DD1, 3 years 4 months and counting...
DD2, 4 months and counting...

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I consider DD to have weaned at 4 years, 2 months. That said, the last time she nursed she was probably close to 5.5.

DS is 5 years, 8 months right now and definately wrapping up. I would guess he is down to the 2-3X/week (for generally less than 2-3 minutes) stage right now.





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DD 14 Months - She is weaning off now.

She only takes the breast at night now and when she starts to sleep through I think that will be the end of breastfeeding for both of us
If that is your goal, CONGRATS!!! If you would like to keep nursing her, though, children that young very very rarely self-wean. Morely likely with a little encouragement she will get over this "low nursing time" and pick it up. At that young of age, "Don't Offer, Don't Refuse" is definately a nursing technique

 

 

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DD#1 10 1/2 mo. (I dried up overnight and no one knew why)
DS 11 1/2 mo (even tho he bit a hole right thru my left nipple
when he was 6 mo. old!)
DD#2 4 years old (she decided that she wanted to stop on her 4th birthday)

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Hi all-
DD- 12 weeks...best I could do with with my knowledge and circumsatnces at the time
Tandem Nursing DS 3 years 4 months and DD 12 months still going strong
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dd- 2 1/2 yrs. stopped due to hazardous medical testing
ds- 27 mos. so far and still trucking!!
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DD still nursing after one year
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