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Thread: 1 year today!

  1. #1
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    Dec 2008

    Default 1 year today!

    Wow I can't believe we have made it 1 year! With all of the issues we have had we are still breastfeeding. There were so many days that I was ready to be done and give up. But I kept saying one more day and things will get better, and they finally did. For all the stink DS made every time that I tried to nurse him in the first 6 months he now seems to be pretty attached to it and has refused a bottle since the day he was taken off the NG tube a few weeks ago and he's still gaining weight. Unfortunately I just took a job working 4 to midnight and I don't know how he is going to handle it without me. He will take a sippy cup but he won't drink much from it, hopefully we can get him to take more from it. Anyway thank you to everyone for your support, I would not be breastfeeding today if I hadn't found this forum so thank you so much!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2008

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    Congratulations on making it to one year mama!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2008

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    congrats mama!! one year is a milestone

    mother of 2 boys!

    Birth: 7lbs 12oz, 1 year: 22lbs 11oz
    until he self-weaned 4 days before his third birthday ... still on occasion ... and happily

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    People need to understand that when they're deciding between breastmilk and formula, they're not deciding between Coke and Pepsi.... They're choosing between a live, pure substance and a dead substance made with the cheapest oils available. ~Chele Marmet

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Sunny Arizona

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    Congrats mama on toughing it out and giving your baby the best in difficult circumstances.

    Amy married to my bestfriend since 10/30/04

    Proud SAHM to DS born 2/17/07 and DD born 9/11/08 Both weaned together 11/2011
    Currently milk, peach, peanut and tree nut free. DD has outgrown her wheat, cheese, egg, garlic, and citrus allergies

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2008

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    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*amy.marie View Post

    Congrats mama on toughing it out and giving your baby the best in difficult circumstances.
    WSS! Congrats!
    I'm Hillary
    Wife to Gualberto
    Mom to Nolan
    Born at 32 weeks-3lbs/10oz
    Our precious early angel

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    St. Louis, MO

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    Congrats mamma! You are a to your lo!!

    I'm Laura, mamma of 2



    We love and

    We have been nursing for over 2 years now!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Vancouver, BC

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    Way to go mama!
    I'm Anna
    Proud mama to my 2 little high needs "koala bears":

    Ethan born 8/23/08
    Bfed for 22 months, weaned with love 7/2010

    Lucas, born 1/6/11
    Nursing strong for 19 MONTHS!

    Cloth diapering 1 full-time even though I'm constantly ! Currently in potty training mode. We also and

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    Good job! The second year is just as rewarding.

    I'm Erica

    Mommy to "C" - currently 3 and half years old
    - nursed for one year

    and mommy to "M" - currently 2 years old
    - nursed for 23 months

    Wife to my handsome DH for 5 and a half years!

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2009

    Default Re: 1 year today!

    Happy Birthday!!

  10. #10
    Join Date
    May 2008
    SW Ohio

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    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*sixyearplan View Post
    Congrats! You guys have worked so hard. I think it's wonderful you are going strong at a year.
    great job mama!!!
    JoEllen married to Jason 10-29-2005.

    Mama to Logan 12-26-2007
    Breastfed for 2 years and weaned on his own terms

    Our Lincoln 6-11-2011 to 9-12-2011
    my homebirthed-water baby, who was born with a broken heart

    And our special blessing, Leonidas 9-5-2012. A toddler who loves his "boops!"

    Come visit our blog here!

    SURPRISE!!! We caught the first PP egg and are currently baking baby BOY #4! Due to arrive late-Jan/early-Feb

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