Well, I made it to 14.5 months. I haven't breastfed since early Friday morning, so it looks like it's all over. As much crap as breastfeeding brought up for me, I feel a little wistful
Basically, a few weeks after her first birthday I started doing don't offer don't refuse, and for the most part, we stuck to that. Interestingly, I thought that bed and naptime feedings would be the last to go, but she stopped being interested in those feedings pretty early on. She was more interested in nursing in the morning. To me, the fact that she didn't want to nurse to sleep any more was a sign that she could handle the process.
For a few weeks, she nursed once a day, and we gradually moved past 24 hours in between nursing sessions. I last nursed her early Friday when she woke up with really bad teething pain and wouldn't get back to sleep (hoped it would help her go back to sleep. It didn't.). At that point, I was frustrated and exhausted and was really hoping that she wouldn't ask to nurse again. So far she hasn't.
This all feels...kind of bitter sweet. I don't miss the act of nursing. If you followed my threads, it was a fairly unhappy experience for me. I do feel slightly wistful to know that she's old enough to not nurse. But I feel relieved that I don't have to do it anymore and that I can enjoy being her mom without having to fight off a panic attack in order to feed or soothe her.