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So far so good. I'm still having periodic breast tenderness which is no fun, and I've had a couple of spells where I was sure I had stopped producing, but all seems to have evened out. Which is good, because ds had been wanting to nurse more frequently after having cut back, and it's good to still be able to give him what he needs.
 

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Well we weaned last week. I went away for 2 days to visit a friend, and when I came back I just couldn't bear to nurse anymore. It still hurt so much! I think I have very sensitive nipples, as I had a lot of difficulty and pain in the beginning too. I'm sad about it, but DS seems fine. He was only nursing for a few minutes twice a day. I did really want to give him more colostrum, but I'm happier now and I hated dreading nursing him.
 

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We're still going. It hurts only when he latches on. And there are some points in the day where he asks to nurse and it's the last thing I want to do, but I do it anyway. There's still milk, I'm just not sure how much.
 

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We are going strong. After a MAJORLY difficult time, the only time I EVER considered weaning him, around 8 weeks it stopped hurting so much.<br><br>
He is rarely asking, though, and sometimes goes a day or two without, or he asks then forgets by the time I'm ready to go. But, he will be 3 1/2 next month, so this could have more to do it his age than with me being pregnant.<br><br>
Still producing milk, though... good God! These things are amazing!
 

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We are still going strong...in fact, yesterday, I found a major score, nursing maternity tops at H & M, and they're organic cotton to boot!!!
 

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We ended up weaning. I blame it on a well-timed vacation. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Seriously, though, we were on vacation for 1.5 weeks...before that, DS was nursing at least 7 times a day. During vacation, we got so busy and occupied with other things, it dropped down to twice a day - naptime and bedtime. And then we ended up going out a few times and leaving him with family, and *gasp* he started falling asleep without needing to nurse!! So when we got back home, I just continued the trend, trying to put him to sleep without nursing, and it actually worked. The last day he nursed was the night before he turned 2 years old. I never intended to wean him at 2, but between the pregnancy (which makes me feel icky creepy-crawly feelings when I have a child nursing) and the vacation where nursing naturally tapered off, I just decided to go for it. DS has taken it very well, asking for nursing maybe once a day, but then says to himself "Cheese (his term for nursing) all gone" and goes to occupy himself.<br><br>
I feel a little sad about weaning him, but I'm also very much glad to have a break before the next baby. DS had always been a super-nurser, often nursing as much as a newborn, even for most of his 2nd year. I don't know that I could have handled him contending with a newborn over who gets to nurse (heck, he doesn't even like to share my lap/I]!).<br><br>
Those of you who are still nursing, awesome for you!!! I hope it continues to go fantastically for you all <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
(As a side note, last week I expressed (with a lot of effort!) a couple drops of very thick milk and decided to taste it. It actually tasted somewhat salty and not at all pleasing like I remember breastmilk tasting - nice and sweet!)
 

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We're still nursing but usually only once or twice a day. I don't have much milk at all, but dd still is interested at night as she falls asleep.<br><br>
It's a little uncomfortable, but I'll keep going as long as she wants to. I had hoped to make it to 2 years, but I'm afraid my body won't keep up <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br><br>
We'll see. What will be will be . . .
 

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We're still nursing here, too. I didn't feel any pain up until about 2 weeks ago. It hurts when she latches and thats about it. But it really hurts- like she scratching me over and over again with nails. And it creeps me out in the morning when she nurses and kind of "massages" my boobs. Its kind of like when a cat stomps on a blanket, if that makes ANY sense whatsoever. She does that with her hands when nurisng in the morning and it drives me insane. She nurses maybe 5 times a day and doesn't nurse at night but to be honest, I wouldn't mind a break before the new baby comes. I feel kind of selfish saying that but I get sick of always having someone "on" me and I so remember the early newborn stage and I could just use a bit of a break, ya know?<br><br>
But all in all, it's going well <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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still nursing, but it won't be long now. She has told me in no uncertain terms "eeeeewwwww" when she nurses from my left breast. The right she still enjoys some comfort, but I'm pretty sure it's because there isn't as much milk in that one. She's getting less interested every day. I too think our vacation next week will be the turning point. It's so bittersweet! I want to make it until she's two, but she really just doesn't like it.
 

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We also weaned recently. He had been cutting down before I got pregnant, so I don't know how much the pregnancy had to do with it. I didn't have any discomfort with nursing, but I was only about a month in when he weaned (technically, 6 weeks, but we all know the first two don't count).<br><br>
I can't tell whether or not getting pregnant affected my milk supply - I can never really tell how much is in there unless I'm really engorged, which hasn't happened since ds was a newborn. I know I am still making milk though - I can still express a few drops if I try, even though ds hasn't nursed for a few weeks. Oddly, my breasts are bigger now than before he weaned...<br><br>
I'm sad to see ds wean (I was hoping to nurse until he was two - he's only 18 months) but on the other hand, it went so smoothly for us both, and it will be nice to have a little "break" before #3... I guess. I do get sad when I think about ds never nursing again, though.
 

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We're still nursing, and it's miserable. Something I used to absolutely adore is now something I detest, and it's heartbreaking. I don't know what it is--but I just can't stand the sensation anymore. I hate the feeling of little fingers on my skin--it sends me through the roof. I can't sleep through nighttime nursings any longer, and it's exhausting...especially since DS is still waking up ALL night to nurse. I just lay there, counting the minutes til he falls back asleep and dreaming about weaning. But he's way too young to wean (9 months) and he doesn't take a bottle, and that leaves me feeling like somewhat of a caged animal--like a slave to bfing, and that there's no way out for a really long time. I'm growing awfully resentful, and I'm just doing the best I can to maintain a peaceful nursing relationship with DS, because I know he needs it. I just miss when I used to love it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/gloomy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Gloomy">:
 

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We're still going. My dd nurses once of twice during the daytime, and then ALL NIGHT! The only time I want to wean is about 4am, after hours of her waking every hour yelling "neenur! neenur!" and pawing me. It's getting old. But I'm holding out hope that she'll naturally begin to sleep through the night sometime soonish... (She's 21 months old).<br><br>
I feel a little drained and I've lost five pounds instead of gaining any (I'm 12 weeks), but as long as I begin gaining soon, I won't worry too much. Having a hard time gettign enough water though!
 

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I'm 10 weeks and still nursing the same, which is twice a day, sometimes three. There's still plenty of milk in there and the taste hasn't changed any. . (DD says it still tastes like chocolate <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Owie! It hurts, but we're still going. Actually, DS wants to nurse more often and has begun waking up everynight at 5am for some extra nursing. It is a good time for me to practice relaxation techniques because it is really quite painful. DS just learned how to use a straw cup and is now drinking more fluids that way--we're measuring in ounces now instead of sips--so I hope he will decide to take a little more from his cup and a little less from mama. We don't plan of quitting though. I don't know if my little angle would let me! He would hunt me down!<br>
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It's going. My supply is next to nothing though and he's always hungry. I've been pumping often to keep my supply up and also because it hurts so much to nurse all the time. I've had to start supplementing with some whole milk since i'm just not making much anymore. I'm hoping I can keep it up until he's closer to 1 atleast.
 

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My now two year old (two last week!) is still nursing about 4x a day. There isn't much pain with latching now. I am exhausted though and her interest is waning. Prior to the pregnancy it was more like 12x a day. I am fine if she weans at some point happy to have made it to two!
 

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I'm 10 weeks and still nursing the same, which is twice a day, sometimes three. There's still plenty of milk in there and the taste hasn't changed any. . (DD says it still tastes like chocolate <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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It really isn't painful anymore, although I do have a hard time sleeping through it. Dd is 2 now, and still nurses to sleep at nap and night, and probably 6 or more times a day. I have realized that she nurses less at night the more water she drinks during the day, so I"m trying to encourage her to drink more of something other than me during the day, lol. I am really thinking more about night weaning, or hoping more that she'll do it on her own. I'm pretty sure that I couldn't handle nursing two at night.<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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I practiced deep labor breathing while nursing ds when pg with dd, I had totally forgotten about that until now! Worked really well. Right now I've been trying to do "focus on the breath" meditation when I get all crazy from two kids being on top of me, especially at bedtime and it has been working pretty well. Thanks for the reminder!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">We're still going. My dd nurses once of twice during the daytime, and then ALL NIGHT! The only time I want to wean is about 4am, after hours of her waking every hour yelling "neenur! neenur!" and pawing me. It's getting old. But I'm holding out hope that she'll naturally begin to sleep through the night sometime soonish... (She's 21 months old).<br><br>
I feel a little drained and I've lost five pounds instead of gaining any (I'm 12 weeks), but as long as I begin gaining soon, I won't worry too much. Having a hard time gettign enough water though!</div>
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Neither of my children slept through the night until shortly after their 2nd birthdays. So, maybe it will happen soon for you. The older one nursed non stop every night too up until the night he night weaned and then he slept through the night just about every night since. The younger one still wakes up if I move too much and sometimes when I get up during my million night time pee breaks. But, he doesn't have all of his 2 year old molars yet (just one, in fact) and I know my older son started sleeping through the night shortly after he got all of his 2 year molars.
 
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