Quote Originally Posted by @llli*buttonbearsmama View Post
A lot of my husband's friends have been mentioning to him that their kids are always getting sick. My husband tells them that our LO has only been sick once and it's most likely because he's still nursing. They definitely see the benefits if extended nursing and my husband feels lucky not to have a sick LO. Don't make your life harder to please people who are misinformed.
On the flip side of this, my 16 (rolling up on 17) month old has been sick all. winter. long. He doesn't eat much when he's sick, so both my husband and I are thrilled that he is still nursing so that he is still getting decent nutrition (plus all of those wonderful immune factors) when he's sick.