Quick weaning or nursing strike?
LO just turned one on Monday and I am so proud we made it a year. I had planned on slowly weaning him over the next few months and being done near 18 months. Well... lo has refused every nursing session since last night. Latching on for no more than two minutes and screaming and pushing away. We do have strange circumstances in that we are out of town which made me think he would want to continue the norm for comfort. Also I know he is teething. I don't know if this is a strike or if he is just done. How do I know the difference?
I am so sad about this being the end. I wanted to have more time to get adjusted to the idea. Not to mention I am completely full and uncomfortable and didn't bring my pump as I never use it. I think I'm going to go try to hand express a bit so I can sleep tonight. I guess I'm just looking for some encouragement and advice on how to handle a fast weaning if that is what my boy wants. Any thoughts?
SAHM to Micah born 6-29-08 and Naomi born 10-17-10.