No more nursing

Evangeline has finally weened herself. She has not asked to nurse in 3 days. We bad been only nursing in the evening for the past 5 months, but in the past week or so, she has been pulling off the breast and saying no to me, and when I re-offer, she again refuses.
I am very torn on the issue…I am relieved, it’s hot and she’s getting heavy and hard on my back and I was feeling ready to stop…kinda..but not really…cause I love it so much. I love the bond we share while nursing silently in the dim moonlight, I her looking up at me with adoration while nursing…I miss my baby. I feel like I blinked and she became this independent super spirited little girl. I adore her and she is hilarious and becoming a great little child but waaaaa, were has my baby gone?
I knew this day was coming, she hasn’t been interested in nursing much even since 11 months..She is way to busy to sit still and nurse…and I am glad we made it to 18 months…but I guess I still want to feel like she needs me…and I know she does I suppose. I still get lots of hugs and kisses.

My baby is growing up so fast.

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β€œLife is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” β€” Albert Einstein. When it feels like your world has been shattered, and you have reached rock bottom, you must make a choice: Stay where you are and fade away, or keep moving forward. Thankfully I chose to move forward and was blessed with the two most wonderful children after the death of my first in early labor. Things are looking up.

Posted on July 10, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. A friend of mine is still nursing her four year old…. just saying. πŸ˜›

  2. Ok, I am going to be ugly I guess…

    I’m really jealous. Noah is about to turn 2 and I wish to God he would wean already. It’s driving me crazy I think he will nurse till he is 5 if I let him. I want him to stop and I dont want to do it myself.

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