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    Default Six months today!

    I can't believe my son is six months old today! If you'd asked me whether we'd still be breastfeeding at six months oh, 5.5 months ago, I would have said "probably not." I can't believe we're here! And I'm loving it more than ever!!

    Anyway, if anyone doubts that they can make it, trust me, you CAN! I mean, we had a REALLY bad start; bleeding nipples, a baby who didn't even want to latch, nevermind latch well, bad advice in the hospital, and a nipple confusion scare. But we overcame it all, and a lot of that was thanks to the community here and the LLL group I go to.

    Here's to another six months!
    ~~~~ ~~~~
    Iryssa(24), DH(27)


    DS born Sept. 21 '07, 8.5lbs
    Nursed for the last time Oct. 20 '08

    DD born Jan. 20, '09, 8lbs 14oz

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    Default Re: Six months today!

    Congratulations!!!! He's lucky to have such a wonderful Mama!
    Mother - Wife - Artist - Cook - Writer - EnvironMENTAList - Cloth Diaperer (but we are soooo done with diapers) - Organic Health Nut...I'm sure there's more.

    DD1 - 12/15/05 Breastfed for 16.5 months
    DD2 - 8/6/07 Breastfed for 3 whole years and 3 little, extra days.

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    Default Re: Six months today!

    Woo Hoo! Congrats on giving your LO such a great gift! Happy Breastfeeding!
    ~Proud AP Mama To Natalie Ann *7/9/06* & Isabella Faith *7/6/09*~

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    I am right there with you. yeah! my son is only 4 days older than yours. Mine has only been sick once - with a minor cough that scared me more than him
    What about yours?

    My friend just had a baby a couple weeks ago, and she said her baby "just won't latch". I just think she did not get good advice (when I emailed her the question if she saw a lactation consultant, she just did not reply ) ...

    makes me sad! keep sharing your success story!!!
    mother to Noah 9/17/2007
    wife to Victor 6/20/2006

    Love to &
    because it is worth it

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    Default Re: Six months today!

    YAY congrats!! this is a huge milestone I am proud of you.
    Danielle

    Mom to Gage 12/28/06

    Wife to Trinity 6/21/03 my best friend

    ed for year, finally done!!!!
    for more than a year now!

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