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I'm made it almost 6 months (huge milestone) so my next goal is, one day at a time, to continue to BF/pump toward one year.
Do many women BF beyond one year? At what age do you plan to (or did already) wean your baby? Thx!
Quit pumping at 12 weeks.
I wanted to bf till 1 year (at least) but I had supply issues.?
I made it to about 6 months (the last month was mostly pumping since ds slowly refused to nurse more and more). ?
I am still bfing at 9 months, 1 week. ?I work so I pump while I'm there. ?I plan on pumping until she is one and then letting her self ween after that. ?I don't see us going past 18 months though. ?I work and am away from the house too much for that. ?
Congrats on making it this far. ?You are one of only 17% of mothers that do.?
I will give him the option of self-weaning until 2 years, at which point I will wean him. I don't expect he will last that long. I think that, realistically, he will wean sometime around 18 months. He is very attached to his morning and bedtime feedings, and he still really likes to nurse for naps.
ETA: I pump twice at work and go nurse him at lunch now. He often doesn't nurse at lunch anymore - he prefers to play with me. I will continue to pump and offer to nurse at lunch until he self-weans (or 2 years).