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I've had an increase in nipple pain lately, ouch. I dread his initial latching on and first few minutes of nursing now because of it. Am I alone in this agony? How's everyone else doing?
 

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I still have plenty of milk here but in the last few days i suddenly have alot of sensitivity.Latch on is the worse and mostly my right breast.Otherwise we are still hanging in there!She is getting 4 teeth right now and is nursing about every 1/2 hr and alot at night.I'm so exhausted!
 

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I think we're just about done. My milk is GONE, and my nipples have been super sore. 4yo DD hasn't nursed for a couple of weeks, and 2yo DD only asks to nurse every couple of days. 2yo DD will often pat my breasts and say 'milk all gone.' When she does latch on, she only sucks for 30 seconds, then pulls off, giggling.<br><br>
Honestly, I'm really not all that disappointed that my girls seem to be weaning. I've been pregnant and/or nursing for the last 6.5 years, and to be 'just pregnant' feels like a nice break <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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We're hanging in there as well. Kiera has increased her solids intake dramatically so I think there has been a decrease in my milk but when she pulls off she still has a milk mustache so I know she's getting something!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> Starlein26 - I have had increased nipple soreness lately too - on my right side as well!!! It is actually so bad that I am trying not to nurse her on that side until she is sleepy/sleeping and not sucking as hard. It just makes me cry it hurts so much...Kiera is teething as well and really working on these molars so she is nursing quite a bit...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/nut.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="nut"> We should all be so proud that we have been able to nurse our children as long as we havem and even if we cannot make it through the entire pregnancy - what an amazing job we have been doing!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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It's a bit painful at first, but it goes away quickly. Kind of like me just having to go "iiiiissssh" and then it's over. I still have plenty of milk.
 

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oh yay, more nursing while pregnant moms.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
Nursing my son (he just turned one) has gone pretty well so far. I'm not nearly as sensitive about him latching on and stuff as I thought I would be. I do think my supply has dropped somewhat recently but I know I've still got some. The thing is...when he is actually nursing like he's hungry I experience a let down sensation as normal, he is swallowing hard like normal, and when he's done I can still express a stream of milk. But it seems like he is wanting to nurse sooo frequently and most of those times it seems to be mainly comfort nursing. So I don't know if he's just not so keen on the taste (though when he's actually eating it doesn't seem to bother him) or what. He has been eating more solids but he still does get quite a bit of nutrition from breastmilk so I really am hoping my supply doesn't vanish anytime soon. I find it hard to walk the line sometimes between keeping an eye on Malachi (that he is getting enough to eat, etc.) and at the same time not being paranoid. It's just uncharted territory for me, nursing while pregnant, and I haven't been able to talk to anyone in real life who has done it, either.
 

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My daughter has not asked to nurse in over two weeks... I think it's finally time to admit she's self-weaned. 32 months strong with 12 cases of mastitis, plugged ducts, thrush, bleeding and cracks, abcess, surgeries, oversupply, undersupply, unaboobing, overactive letdown, colic, tube feeding... 22lbs at four and a half months old just on wonderful booby milk. I will miss nursing her a lot.<br>
It's been a slow process, over a year of her cutting back and cutting back until she finally gave the last waking nurse up.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/mecry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="crying">
 

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My daughter has not asked to nurse in over two weeks... I think it's finally time to admit she's self-weaned. 32 months strong with 12 cases of mastitis, plugged ducts, thrush, bleeding and cracks, abcess, surgeries, oversupply, undersupply, unaboobing, overactive letdown, colic, tube feeding... 22lbs at four and a half months old just on wonderful booby milk. I will miss nursing her a lot.<br>
It's been a slow process, over a year of her cutting back and cutting back until she finally gave the last waking nurse up.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/mecry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="crying"></div>
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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> I'm so sorry.
 

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I'm 14 weeks PG and still nursing my almost 24 month old DD. But we are now down to once a day -- before nap. It hurts but it's not unbearable. I don't cry in pain like I did the first 8 weeks of postpartum motherhood. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> Part of me wants her to wean entirely now and the other part of me would be sad if she did. Really, I think I do want her to wean but don't have the energy to try to help her with this. We are just taking it day by day. Sometimes it seems there just isn't much milk left, but I really don't know. I am just trying to trust her, my body, and my instinct and just see what happens next.
 

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I think the milk has vanished here however DS still nurses before naps, bedtime and maybe one more time during the day. I dont mind however like others say there is some pain at first.<br><br>
michele
 

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Still nursing here too, though I'm pretty sure it's just comfort nursing and I don't think DS is getting much (if any?) milk at this point. He doesn't seem to care, he loves nursing. We do first thing in the AM, naptime, and right before bedtime. Nipple pain for the last 3 or 4 weeks, though. Ouch! And I made it through most of the 1st trimester without it, I thought I'd escape the pregnancy nipple pain. Oh, well.<br><br>
Funny: I told DS that when the baby arrives, it will drink lots of milk all the time. He LOVES that idea and now tells everyone that when the baby comes he's going to share lots of milk with the baby. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> Thanks. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br>
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We're doing CLW. DD is pretty active & most of the time I think she's too busy playing or drawing or whatever to nurse. But she's still nursing about 6 times a day. My nipples in the last few days are SUPER sensitive. They feel raw. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> Just wearing a bra (which I <i>have to</i> do when I go out <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> ) is so painful. Rubbing against my nips is horrible. But to have someone with <i>teeth</i> sucking on them is not helping. She's pretty good though...if I tell her that it's hurting me too much she'll unlatch & be content to have her face against my boob & "pet the mole" (the small mole on the side of my boob) <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br>
Supply seems fine, though.
 

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I'm nursing my 9 month old Yakira and have started feeling increased sensitivity in the nipples. She's nursing normal, lots of milk and no major problems. Hope we can continue this to tandem!!
 

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Kai out of the blue said this morning to DH and I :<br><br>
Im gonna nurse all day long!<br><br>
Michele
 

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Although I feel bad for all of us with increased nipple pain...I'm happy to see I'm not the only one! I was under the impression that it would be worse the 1st trimester, not the second...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch">
 

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I've had more pain the past few weeks when he first latches on, especially if it's been quite a while since his last nurse.
 

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DD weaned about 2 weeks ago. It was mostly a mutual decision, but she had a REALLY tough time with it on Thursdy afternoon. I am trying not to connect my lack of milk to the babies. She is getting a little jealous already, so we just left it at, "the milkies are all done." She is under the impression that she drank it all up, so for now we are just going to let it go.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/guilty.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="guilty"> I hate leaving her with a false impression.
 

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Alittle painful at times but my DD still seems to be getting milk and shows no indication of stopping....<br>
I actually kind of selfishly like it when I'm tired I'll say "Let's have nummies!" and we lay down for a little bit.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:<br><br>
We're just going to take it a day at a time...<br>
Luckily, I have a lot of support from other tandem nursers and moms who nursed during pregnancy.
 
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