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  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jul 2011

    Default Re: What do they call it?

    Joe says "mama milkies" except that he doesn't say "milky" very well, so it comes out as "mama gulkies."

    this makes me laugh as my two year old calls milk "gaulk" i thought he was the only one
    mom to ds daniel 12/16/09 and ben 2/27/11

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Ste. Genevieve, MO

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    These are so cute!
    My daughter (2 and 1/2 years) calls it "Ninny"... Sometimes I get scared. She growls "ninny" if I don't give it to her soon enough.
    My son hasn't came up w/ a word yet. I'm sure it will be the same thing. (My whole family calls it "ninny", even when I was a non-nursing toddler, that's what I called it when my little sisters nursed)
    BF'ing + pumping (working full time as BFPC) CD'ing , baby wearing , mother of an intact son , co-sleeping , and tandem nursing toddler... Plus I wear deodorant.

  3. #23
    Join Date
    Jan 2011

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    I've been half-heartedly going back and forth between just "nursing" and "num-nums". But she usually just sais "muh muh muh muh muh muh" and then rubbing her face on my cleavage and trying to lift my shirt up until I finally help her out.
    Proud mama to:
    Amethyst, born Dec 15, 2010. 4lbs 15oz at birth, with Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula. One major surgery, 14 minor surgeries so far.
    Vyse, born April 17, 2013. 7lbs 3oz at birth, and absolutely perfect.
    Spending alot of time and .

  4. #24
    Join Date
    Jun 2010

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    Max says mamas meeeeelkies! pwease! and when he's really tired he just says meeelkies and buries his head in my chest.

    These are so cute!! Mommal, da puppoo?!
    Julia and Maxwell (and Dan and Haddie)
    Maxwell, born January 3, 2010
    A year on Mama's milk and still loving it

  5. #25
    Join Date
    Feb 2010

    Default Re: What do they call it?

    DS calls for "nah-nahs." When I pick him up at daycare, he's grabbing at my shirt and yelling "NAH-NAH," but since toddler nursing is pretty much unheard-of in that world, everyone assumes he's saying "mama."

    ETA: Oh, and for whatever it's worth, DH calls it "num-a-nahs."
    Last edited by @llli*manatee; December 30th, 2011 at 11:32 PM.
    First-time mom to Little Manatee (1/7/2010)

    Nursed for 3 1/2 years!

    My little boy is my everything.

  6. #26
    Join Date
    Sep 2010

    Default Re: What do they call it?

    My LO has added to her request habits.... we typically nurse in a recliner with a specific pillow under her head. Now when she wants to breastfeed she;
    1) brings me the pillow,
    2) runs over to the reclinder and pats her little hand on the seat while making eye contact with me,
    3) and says "mee?"

    So, so, so cute!
    <Abigail 9/6/10>

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