Re: Need reassurance about pump weaning
I was actually going to start a similar thread. I was wondering if I would need to change my work schedule at some point. Right now I work 6:30 to 3:00, and pump before work (LO doesn't wake up until after I've left for work) and 2x at work, then nurse 2x when I get home and once overnight. I figure I'll pump a little beyond a year, but I guess at some point I'd have to nurse her before leaving, and then at least 2x at home. I don't want to count the nighttime one because I guess that one could go away someday, and she sometimes only nurses for a few seconds before passing out.
If I change my work schedule that would mean less time with DD (right now she's sleeping for a good hour of my commute + work time), so I'm torn. She'd be awake for about 9.5 hours while I'm gone if I wait around to nurse her when she wakes up. I don't like to wake her to nurse her before work, because we've had terrible consequences with that in the past (someone wants to play with the cat at 4:45 a.m.).
Mom to my sweet little "Pooper," born 10/12/11, and "Baby Brother," born 6/23/2014, and married to heavy metal husband. Working more than full-time, making healthy vegetarian meals for family, and trying to keep up with exercise routine.