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Mothering Your Nursing Toddler

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Have you read this book? Would you reccomend it? What about How Weaning Happens? If you could only afford one which would you choose?
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Check your library. Ours has copies of both.
I would go to a LLL mtg and borrow both from their lending library!

Mothering your NT is longer and more detailed about all aspects of child rearing. How Weaning Happens is more single topic and shorter.

Both are excellent.
I've only read Mothering your nursing toddler--and its AWESOME. I'm not even thinking of weaning yet, plus How weaning happens is always checked out of our LLL library!
I've only read MYNT and I thought it was great. Extensive quotes from Kathryn Dettweiler's research into worldwide weaning ages and nursing habits. Lots of support and a chapter for dads, too.
I really like them both but if I was only going to get one I'd get Mothering your nursing toddler!
You know, I always suggest to people to get books from the public library. Thanks for the reminder Geofizz!

I have the ability to check my library's inventory on the internet. They had Mothering your Nursing Toddler, but not how weaning happens.

I went to the library and checked out Mothering Your Nursing Toddler. The only downside to it is that it is an old edition from 1980. I have already read the book and loved it! It is very encouraging towards EBF which was what I was looking for. It had a lot of great info and I feel like it has helped me see around the corner as to what to expect over the next year, and beyond.

The title is perfect since it is a book about using your breasts to mother your child. I think this is a great book for all that plan to EBF and best for mother's unsure of weather they should.

I also picked up Our Babies Ourselves. I plan to dive into that today.
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I love Mothering Your Nursing Toddler. I have read and re-read portions of it over the last year and a half. It's a good pick-me-up when things get rough.

How Weaning Happens didn't do much for me. Apparently not, because DS is still nursing at 30 months...
I thought How Weaning Happens was about how natural weaning occurs?
What I loved about How Weaning Happens was the personal experiences of the mamas and nurslings. That is what I will go back and reread.
I checked out "Our Babies, Ourselves" from out LLL Library like 3 or 4 times! Love that book. I should probably just break down and buy the darn thing!
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