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  1. #21
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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    Mine's 14.5 months and at night he nurses a bit, then unlatches, turns his head away and rolls my nipple between his thumb and index finger. Then he latches on and ad infinitum (well, until he's drifted off I guess).
    Proud Momma to Emmanuel Stephen (2/14/09).

    22 months and counting!
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    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*kalynasmom View Post
    When you wake up to a little person straddling you and screaming "MumMum", followed by your shirt being pulled down, then a huge surprised gasp, then falling forward and latching on with a huge smile
    Are we nursing the same kid?! Lyric does this EXACTLY! She even calls them "mum mum".
    Courtney
    Ever 06.26.02
    Lyric 12.26.08 (Holy sheep! Nursing at 30 months and counting!)


    Breastmilk is better than any udder milk! ~Author Unknown

  3. #23
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    This cracked me up today:

    YKYNATW Your LO tries to nurse herself. I was changing DD and she started pulling the skin around her breast up to her mouth and trying to bend her neck down to nurse!!! Meanwhile she's saying "MA-MILK! MA-MILK!" I was just DH would probably think it was weird
    Proud mom of 2:
    DD 5/2008 nursed for 3 years and 3 months.
    DS born 8/2011 nursing like a champ

    Sorry for the short responses...always, always, always NAK or holding a baby

  4. #24
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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    when you're at target and your lo runs toward the bra section smiling with arms outstretched, then turns to you and says "milse, mama! milse now!"
    the best food blog you aren't reading

    i'm beth, mama to:

    lila, 11/6/08, nursed until 2yrs 10 mos, weaned during pregnancy

    -and-

    max, 2/16/12, my huge new little nursling

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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    I'm not nursing my toddler, but I am non-stop nursing around my toddler. He calls them Hannah's (DD's) boops. And today he has:

    pulled down one side of my bra, then the other (over and over, each time saying "ooo pretty, pretty boops"
    told me he couldn't go to sleep without a boop being out (I am usually nursing DD when he goes to sleep)
    when i put DD in the carseat to get to his swimming lesson I had to take the boob out and she started to howl. DS said "no noo NO. Hannah'sa boop. Hannah'sa hungy. Hannah eat. No nooo Hannah'sa boop"
    proud but exhausted working mammy to two high needs babies

    • my surprise baby: the one and only D-Man born 3 weeks late (5/5/08) at 9 lbs 14 oz and 21.5 inches, and
    • the shock H-Girl born about a week late (10/7/09) at 8lbs 15oz and 20.75 inches.


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    My little girl pulls off one breast yells 'SIDEs' at the top of her voice and grins at me waiting in anticipation to be switched. She then does the same on the other side about 30 sec's later

    Oh and insists on twiddleing the raised mole on my chest whilst BFing

  7. #27
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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    I love these stories they make my day. My DS is almost a year and he is so busy that I can't rock him and nurse unless he is tired. We were on the floor playing this week and He attacked me and latched on through my shirt ( I wasn't wearing a bra) I was laughing so hard as I pulled him off and lifted my shirt. I can't wait until he does more cute things to get the milky!


    my name is Sarah mother to
    Alana 12/31/98
    Conner 5/30/09

    Breastfeeding 3 years and counting!

    Potty trained at 2 but kind of miss those cute CD's!

    "Of all the rights of women, the greastest is to be a mother." Lin Yutang

  8. #28
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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    DD is 13 months, and whenever I want to take something from her I say, "Thank you!" and she hands whatever to me. So she has also learned that when she says "thank you" I give her what she wants, and I know that means she wants something...

    Yestrerday she was playing around on the floor...it was late and I wanted to nurse her to relax her and get her ready for bed. So I hold her and lift my shirt, and she looks at my boob and says, "Thank you" well it sounds more like "dah too" (thats how she says thank you) and leans right in and latches on with a smile!

    SOOOO CUTE! I loved it

    OMG how could I leave this out:
    yesterday I was nursing DD at my cousins house and all you heard every few seconds was DD going "mmmmMMMMMmmmm" it was sooo funny, everyone was laughing! When she eats or wants food or is enjoying food she says "mmmmMMMMMmmmmm" with inflection. Lately she has been doing that when she nurses, it is hysterrical! I guess I know my milk must taste yummy!
    Last edited by @llli*dara; May 13th, 2010 at 04:39 AM.
    Mommy of 4,
    3 who I watch over, 1 who watches over all of us

    J- 8/20/05 pumped breastmilk for 11 months due to his cleft lip and palate!

    M- 10/17/07 my precious baby lives forever in her mommys heart

    M- 3/31/09 my special gift, she helps heal her mommy and daddys heart. Nursed for 4 years and 10 days, self weaned the day her baby brother was born!

    E-, new little miracle born 4/11/13, my BIG baby! Born 8.6 at 38 weeks. At 9 weeks nearly 17lbs, at 12 weeks nearly 20lbs, at 6 months nearly 23lbs, at 8 months nearly 25lbs and all from BREASTMILK


  9. #29
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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    YKYNATW .... he catches a glimpse of both breasts at once and says "Oh WOW!" while clapping his hands and grinning
    ~Jenn~


    mother of 2 boys!
    08/14/98~~03/20/08

    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

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    Default Re: You know you're nursing a toddler when...

    ...they try to stuff a bite of bagel in their mouth without unlatching.

    Mama to my little Diva: Miss K (7/15/06)
    And her little sister: Lulu Pie (3/21/09)

    "Don't toush da mango"
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    My body creates, houses, nurtures and nourishes life. That is awesome.
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