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    Re: Anyone nursing a 4 year old?

    Thanks ladies! I really needed to hear that! Happy to report that his lessons today went really well - no tears. It's also been stressful for both of us because he is transitioning to no nap - well,...
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    Anyone nursing a 4 year old?

    Just looking for others to share their experiences. We are going through a stressful time this week and next with swim lessons for my son (will be 4 in 2 weeks) - they are an hour each day, 5 days a...
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    2.5 year old much prefers mom to dad

    Looking for others' experiences with their toddler/preschooler preferring mom over dad. I feel badly for my husband because he is such a far 2nd choice to me and really has been since our son was...
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    Interrupted Nap

    Hi all - been lurking a while but rarely post. Have gotten so many helpful tips nursing my now almost 23 month old! We are doing great (well, depends on how you look at it I guess!). He nurses 5-8...
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    Re: "Not enough fat in your milk, you ne

    It makes evolutionary sense that nature would provide more fat or calorie dense milk for toddlers who nurse more frequently - make sure they are getting what they need.
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    Re: Weaning from the nipple shield

    Well, guess what?? I tried my son without the shield last night, was persistent even though he refused, and he finally latched. I've nursed him 4 times since then on both breasts and no shield!!!!! I...
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    Re: Weaning from the nipple shield

    Wow, I'm not sure I have the fortitude for a week like that. I would second guess myself - is he ready? Thanks for the input, it's helpful to know what has worked for others. I've been all over the...
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    Weaning from the nipple shield

    My 9-week old full term (2days late) wouldn't latch on in the hospital and there was no LC the weekend I delivered. The nursery and maternity nurses were helpful, but there was lots of pressure to...
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    Re: 4am feeding that goes on and on

    Interesting - I hadn't thought of the light sleeping, was just associating it with feeding. And coincidentally, I did happen to leave him in bed with my husband when I got up at 7am and he stayed...
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    4am feeding that goes on and on

    My 5-week old nurses every 3-4 hours at night, about 45 min each time and will usually go back to sleep after each one. But the 4am (or approximate) feeding goes on for hours, sometimes until 7am or...
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