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I've posted in a few places on this board and my story is summarized in my signature<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Basically, I have hypoplastic breasts, also known as insufficiant glandular tissue. I am nursing my 7mo with the aid of an SNS and donor human milk. My supply tops out at around 17 ounces per day. I'm hoping to wean Raina off the SNS sometime late this year, after she is eating solids with greater frequency. After that, I am excited to nurse "normally" for as long as she wants to nurse.<br><br>
Before we knew about my breastfeeding issues, my husband and I planned to space our children 18-30 months apart. My intent was to tandem nurse and allow all my children to wean themselves, even if that meant tridem nursing at some point.<br><br>
I'm sure you can see my dilemma- with a low supply, its probably not a good idea to try to nurse an infant that relies on my milk for sustenance and a toddler who mostly is interested in comfort.<br><br>
I feel selfish by not wanting to wait 4+ years for my daughter to wean herself before considering another pregnancy though. Would I really want to wean my toddler though??<br><br>
I guess I'm looking for some advice and to hear about your choices.
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