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  1. #1
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    Default mentally dragging my feet

    I'll start by saying that I'm really excited to start my daughter on solids - it'll be a fun new adventure, and I'm really looking forward to the cuteness, the exploration, etc., etc. That said, I'm also a little sad about it. Is that weird? I'll be sorry to say goodbye to what we have right now, where all of her nourishment comes from me. I feel like that first bite of food will be an itsy bitsy step on the road toward us becoming untwined and separate. I mean, I know that's healthy and normal, but it still tugs my heartstrings to think that she'll be moving away from being my tiny little baby, and one day that tiny little baby will be gone for good, sniff, sniff.
    Elizabeth, mama to Lillian - 10/03/10


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    Default Re: mentally dragging my feet

    I bawled when my LO started solids.
    You're normal!
    July 30, 2010-6lbs 2oz- 41w 4d (emergency c-section.) Known dairy, eggs, dogs and cats allergies, eczema, and asthma
    Bonus June 22, 2006 (is 50/50 Custody ) (born 32w) Sensitive to changing temps.
    We BF, BW, Co-sleep and use cloth diapers/pull-ups!

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    Default Re: mentally dragging my feet

    I think that's perfectly normal, mama. Common, even.
    Teal

    25 May 96 and 14 January 08 and 27 February 2012

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    Default Re: mentally dragging my feet

    Absolutely - I felt the same way!


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    Default Re: mentally dragging my feet

    Same here! I cried when my twins started solids, even though it was just a tiny bit. It's hard changing this very exclusive feeding relationship. Glad to know that I am not alone.
    Mom to amazing twins!
    DD nursed for 3y5m, DS still occasionally stops by for a snack

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    Default Re: mentally dragging my feet

    I felt the same way. Perhaps the fact that DS doesn't seem to like anything yet makes me feel better

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