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How long did you breastfeed for?


Just curious... there is no right and wrong answer, regardless of what "they" say. I'm thinking I may go just to a year because Baby J never took a bottle and well, quite frankly, I'm getting a bit tired of not having more than 3 + hours to myself ...

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Syndrla Syndrla 3 years 37 weeks
I started weaning my twins around 14 months and was actually done breast feeding when they were 16 months old. I let them initiate the weaning process and found it ended very naturally. Good luck!
preetivish preetivish 3 years 40 weeks
plan to breastfeed for a year. My baby is 4.5 months old now.
mikiismum mikiismum 3 years 42 weeks
still currently breastfeeding. mikii is almost 6 months, plan to go for at least another 6-8 months, maybe longer. have to say though, in my town no one whos had a baby in the last year has nursed for more then 3 months. *besides me ofcourse*
dreamtraveler dreamtraveler 4 years 30 weeks
Nineteen months and neither of us wanted to quit but I had to have radiation and radioactive breastmilk is a big no-no!
maschapluis maschapluis 4 years 47 weeks
6 weeks
mommakate mommakate 4 years 47 weeks
About 8.5-9 months with both of my children.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 4 years 50 weeks
First child - 8.5 months then she weaned herself Second child - 2 weeks Third child - about 4 weeks Fourth child - did not breastfeed.
Brendelwoman Brendelwoman 5 years 27 weeks
About 13 months for all 3, still nursing the 3rd, but down to once a day.
bluesuze bluesuze 5 years 30 weeks
6 months with both
GirlC GirlC 5 years 30 weeks
I'm thinking a year. J won't take a bottle, she can, she just won't so I'm thinking I'll pull the plug around a year :)
karmasabitch karmasabitch 5 years 30 weeks
My previous employer went for 12 months & one of my current employers is planning to go to at least 12. I'm thinking that's what I would do as well.
Pallas-Athena Pallas-Athena 5 years 30 weeks
I can't remember how long my cousin breastfed her other kids, but she breastfed her twins for 2 months.
SweetPeasMom SweetPeasMom 5 years 30 weeks
Just over one year. I'd say by 13 months.
audreystar audreystar 5 years 30 weeks
6 months with my first, 4 months with my second. Working full time after 6 weeks and pumping/breastfeeding is difficult. I am really surprised and proud of myself for hanging in there as long as I did.
SugarKat SugarKat 5 years 30 weeks
A year and then I started to wean...probably 18 months total. I enjoyed it, but I had to pump 3-4 times a day when I got back to work. That sucked, but I thought it was the best thing for my little one! Never had to worry about weaning off bottles then... ♥ SugarKat Honey Bee!
MotoLinz MotoLinz 5 years 30 weeks
Three weeks. :medal:
JennyJen2 JennyJen2 5 years 30 weeks
9 months is when we went to with our first. It does get tough - and when I was working it was next to impossible to have even a minute to myself.