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    Re: Really extended

    Ivy, my 4 year old is still nursing - only first thing in the morning now. However, he was "weaned" off nighttime (going to sleep) nursing when he was 16 months, and I used ideas from Elizabeth...
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    Poll: Re: when is he too old to nurse?

    Hi there

    I am currently nursing my 4 year old, and he has been at kindergarten (preschool) for the last year. He only nurses first thing in the morning after he wakes up, and doesn't seem to...
  3. Re: Need to wake baby every 2-3 to feed her??

    It helps to think about babies needing about 8-12 feeds over a 24 hour period, rather than needing to be fed every X hours.

    This link will tell you how to know enough milk is going in :D
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    Re: Pressure to wean

    I'm not sure if it is available in LLL group libraries in the US, but it is here in NZ - I would recommend "The No Cry Sleep Solution" or "The No Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers" by...
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    Re: wanting to limit feeds, how?

    Hey tamnmac...do I know you from somewhere? ;)

    This is a tricky one, because it sounds like it is more to do with someone else trying to rule the roost.

    Breastfeeding is a two way street,...
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    Re: Is it true that....

    Your body won't just go "Ooo, its Monday, time to change to weekday nursing schedule!" ;) so it might mean that you need to find some middle ground between the two situations.

    On the days you...
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    Re: Your first exposure to ENing?

    I remember my mother breastfeeding my brother until he was two. (so I was six when he was weaned) Because of that, I set 2yo as my goal for nursing.

    When my first ds was a year old, I saw my 5yo...
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    Re: yellow/green stools

    Sheena, if all else is well, baby is gaining ok etc, and you are just wanting to "even up" the other side, then perhaps just express enough so you are not engorged between feedings?

    Does the...
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    Re: yellow/green stools

    Soldierwife, if the cereal is fortified with iron, that can sometimes cause green poop. The same happens in formula fed babies, because of the high levels of iron in the milk.
  10. Re: I never thought nursing a toddler would be so gratifying

    What a sweet story!

    I find toddler/preschooler nursing to be a real blessing when the boys are sick - especially with gastro bugs. On more than one occasion they have been taken to the doctors -...
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    Re: I'm resenting to breastfeed my toddler

    Hi Virtuella

    I haven't read all the posts, but I wanted to say that the "icky" feeling you get while nursing isn't uncommon, especially when you are tandem feeding. I do think its natures way of...
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