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Three days ago, I had to stop nursing my almost 2 year old abruptly bc I had an emergency MRI with contrast dye. I was told not to nurse her for over 24 hours. We were down to 2 nursings a day with plans to wean gradually but completely in the very near future. DD is actually doing well with it, everyone is saying how it actually is a good thing but I am having a hard time with the abruptness of it. I strongly feel it would be confusing to her to start nursing again only to wean shortly after so I feel it is the best decision.<br><br>
I was wondering though if anyone had any ideas so that I can feel we had closure. I was so scared abt what was going on with the MRI that the last time we nursed was filled with anxiety and it didn't even occur to me that this was the end. Trying to be happy about it but I feel sad and need to end it on a happy note. Thanks!
 

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Could you make a scrapbook of pictures of you and her starting when she was little? Nursing pics if you have any? Or just write her a letter telling her about nursing her - I did that with my daughter. Congrats on two years and I hope your health is good.
 

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I'll bet writing it out some way will help. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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I agree that writing a letter detailing your nursing relationship - what you loved most, some silly stories and pics if you have them will probably help a lot. And let yourself grieve the loss of something very special. I had to let myself do that when I lost my dream of natural childbirth and ended up with and emergency c section.
 
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