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    Re: Need Thoughts

    You are so right. I guess I am ok pushing the envelope a bit with her - maybe, like someone else said - start taking away one nursing time every week or two.
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    Re: Need Thoughts

    Thank you so much for your post - it was alot of what I needed to hear. I guess sometimes I am afraid they are going to come take my AP badge away if I do XYZ...LOL. How dumb!

    You know 0 you are...
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    Re: Need Thoughts

    Yes.


    LOL

    I don;t so much mind the breast part really. The routine is ok while we are home (ie not on vacation, etc). So I guess it is the dependency on me. Oh how awful to say huh? I would...
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    Re: Need Thoughts

    Thank you - good to see you too! It is so nice to be able to come back here with questions and stuff!
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    Re: Need Thoughts

    Thank you for all your replies!

    I feel SOOOO much better! I had no idea I could not nurse her for a day or two and then pick back up on it! I thought it was all or nothing.

    I do have a sense of...
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    Re: Night weaning?

    We night weaned dd at 16 months. Had I of known I could actually get a whole night's sleep - I would have done i around a year old!

    We basically did it cold turkey. I know you're not supposed to...
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    Need Thoughts

    It has been a long time since I have logged in - too long!

    Dd just turned 2 and we are still nursing - mainly (98% of the time) just at nap and night time before bed. Oh yes and in the morning...
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    Re: Breast names

    She calls nursing "nee-nee" and calls my right one "nee-nee' and my left "O-nee-nee" (as in Other nee-nee).

    So cute
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    Re: Night weaning and weight loss

    Oh my goodness I was just coming on here to post about night weaning too!

    You know, I found that as long as she did not loose more than 2 lbs - the dr was not worrried. And when I do not feed her...
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    LLL Leader Advice Request

    My 18 month old is still nursing about every 3-4 hours throughout the day.

    I want to go to a gym near me that offers infra-red sauna treatments twice a week - is this safe?

    She said she knows...
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    Re: What do I do??

    I second Dr. Sears

    I think when we settle with ourselves that nursing is over - guess what? It usually is. I think when we decide to do what it takes to continue something we have worked very hard...
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    Re: Nursing Toddlers to Sleep

    I nurse her and lay her down semi-awake. Then I rub her back.

    The first few nights she was MADDDDDD --- the second night she threw up. Oy!

    But I stuck to it. And the fourth night she quit...
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    Re: embarassment in public?

    I have no problem nursing in public - but i have found there are times when i need her to wait. Prolem was - prior i would stop everything whenever she wanted to do it.

    So now we are working on...
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    More Solids?

    I posted this in extended bf - but wanted it here too:

    dd is 14 months old - and really if i didn;t offer her solid foods - she'd be plenty happy nursing all the time. She eats maybe 2 tablespoons...
  15. Temas: Solids

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    Solids

    Yeah I'm back :)

    dd is 14 months old - and really if i didn;t offer her solid foods - she'd be plenty happy nursing all the time. She eats maybe 2 tablespoons when we sit down - and the rest of...
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    Have I Made a Huge Mistake?

    I have bf'd dd for a year - and I am glad I did - but now she is so set in her ways she won't do anything but cry for a sitter - go to bed at night without nursing - and pretty much stay even with...
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    Re: Will I want to BF my next baby?

    Yup. My first dd was formula and she would let no one so much as touch her..lol. Attachment can happen with a bottle or the breast - it depends on the mom I think.

    As we sit here and try to...
  18. Temas: Arnica?

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    Arnica?

    I was looking at some Hyland's tablets for lower back pain and they have Arnica in them. Does anyone know if Arnica is safe to take while bf'ing?
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    Re: 11 month old still nurse??

    I agree with everyone here - even the ped will tell you to steer clear of juices - too many empty calories. If you want LO to get fruit - give him/her a piece of fruit - much beter for them!

    My 11...
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    Re: Mesh feeder thingies

    Oh gads no - i started a thread saying she had NO teeth...lol

    I have let her be the lead on solids - and waited 9 months before anything - but teeth are not a thing i have ever read as a "must...
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    Re: Mesh feeder thingies

    Teeth are optional on the food readiness chart. Sitting up, showing interest, lack of tongue thrust - those are first signs.

    I am not saying put ALL the food in the mesh thingy - heck you'd need...
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    Re: Mesh feeder thingies

    Once your baby has teeth and chewing and ingesting food IS the goal - then yes i would agree. BUT - before this point - the are much better than yoru child choking on small bits of things that slip...
  23. Temas: Yay Us!

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    Re: Yay Us!

    Thanks you two - i am glad to know that yours are doing similar.
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    Re: Breast Pads Here, There, Everywhere

    dh just had a reverse vasectomy and they were great as "padding" against the incision for when we was out and about. Also, great for other wounds as they tend not to stick.
  25. Temas: Yay Us!

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    Yay Us!

    In two weeks - we have made a year - and what a year it has been! When I started I was committed - but I told dh not to let me quit. I remembering early on - begging him to let me quit - and then...
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