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Why does nursing feel so irritating now? I mean, I nursed my second child to 22months and it NEVER felt like this. Grace is 22months and still nursing a few times a day and honestly, when she nurses, it really seriously feels like someone is sitting in my lap flicking that nipple over and over and over and over. i just want to chuck her out the window. I am committed to making it through cold and flu season because she's got Reactive Airway Disease and colds are so so so scary with her but I would love to make it longer and I don't know if I have it in me. She will be 2 in January and I'm so proud to have made it this far and she is nightweaned and while she loves nursing, it's not something she would be too upset about losing at this point. So iwith her turning 2 and not being really attached to nursing anymore, I feel like it's "okay" to wean after this cold and flu season. And I don't want to feel like that. I want to enjoy that time with her but the feeling of her latch is just so completely maddeningly irritating. Am I alone? Is this a weird thing we have? Any way to fix it? i'm going insane.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="angry">
 

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You are not alone! My DD is 27 mo, and I am in the same boat. Except for mine LOVES nursing, and would still be EBF by choice! She is just wiggly and demanding, and it drives me crazy!!! Other days, it is nice to cuddle, nurse her to sleep, comfort after a boo-boo etc. I am so torn!
 

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It's sometimes like this for me, too, wth DS (21 months). Sometimes it's so sweet and serene, and other times it drives me bonkers. We are going to try to nightwean in another month or so, and also plan on getting pregnant soon. I'm open to continuing nursing him, but part of me is hoping that he just won't want to nurse (or nurse as much) when I'm pg. But then I feel horribly for thinking that way. I know in the grand scheme of things this is such a short time and I should just enjoy it, but it feels like I've been nursing so long already and when I look ahead I see just so many more years of nursing. Oy. It doesn't help that DS demands to play with my hair when he nurses.
 
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