Breastfeeding

Anyone still nursing at 9 months?

If so when are you feeding? Did your breasts change how full they've been getting?

I started a new more demanding position at work (not pumping during the day) and at the same time DS only feeds in the mornings and evenings. So it SEEMS my supply has plummeted (because I'm totally deflated and rarely fill up) but when DS nurses after a few minutes milk does come down and he seems to get his fill.

Has he recalibrated WHEN he eats? During the day he eats home made solids at day care and gets filled up.

My goal is to keep BF him until he's 1 (3 more months), I'll go further if I'm able to. 

Sharing any experience would be helpful.

I'm not stressed out about it because I'm super excited I made it this far but am curious. 

Thanks, 

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Re: Anyone still nursing at 9 months?

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  • Still nursing here at 9.5 months.  I nurse him once in the a.m., pump twice at work, nurse twice after DC/before he goes to bed, one pump before I go to bed, then usually once overnight. I have noticed in the last week or so that I am no

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  • DS is 8.5 months and we nurse 5 times a day (7, 1, 5, 7:30, 10:30).  I don't pump anymore though.  I do feel quite full during the day in between nursing sessions and when I first wake up in the morning.  I'm actually rather indifferent as
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