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For what, I'm not sure. That's what my MIL said when we recently visited. She said, "You're *still* breastfeeding her?" (DD ws only 17 months when we were there) and I said, "Yes." MIL said, "Well, she eats good enough...." As if the fact that she eats food means that she shouldn't nurse anymore. It's especially frustrating since DD has a severe allergy to both dairy and soy, so it isn't like there is any other substitute for breastmilk for her! I would CLW even if she didn't have allergies, but you'd think people would be more understanding under the circumstances! I had thought they weren't ever going to comment on it, but it seems that they're already starting.
 

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Ugh, sorry to hear you have to deal with that. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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the <i>"Well, she eats good enough...."</i> statement could also be taken another way (not that it makes it better). do you think that could have been her way of accepting your nursing <b>because</b> 'she eats good enough' too? older non-nursing generations really think breastmilk is water <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug"> so maybe she felt you could keep giving her that water since she was getting plenty of good nutrition on the side!
 
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