I always thought I would go until my daughter self-weaned. She's three now and has nursed through me being pregnant and has adjusted to sharing with her little brother. She still loves to nurse and does it as often as she can. They say that most kids loose interest before they are four years old, but she loves her 'boob' and I think I'll eventually have to encourage her to wean or she'll nurse forever!
Mama to Bianca, born July 3rd 2006
and Oakly, born April 17th 2009
The longest I nursed was my first son, till he was 3 years and 7 months. At that point I was the one who was done though he didn't seem to be. So I weaned him and he went right along with it. He was old enough at that point to reason with and we traded night nursing (the last one to go) for back rubbing and it went very smoothly.
Jen - mom to 3
DD who I FF
I survived 10 painful mastitis infections and managed to nurse DS1 till he was 3 years and 7 months
and now DS2 4 years now working on gentle weaning and
"Pride is one of the seven deadly sins; but it can not be the pride of a mother in her children, for that is a compound of two cardinal virtues - faith and hope." Charles Dickens