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    Default How do you respond to criticisms?

    Responses to criticism that other parents have used


    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/criticism.html

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    Is that from an American blog? I can't say anyone has ever criticised me for breastfeeding.

    I actually can't say I'm loving this idea of breastfeeding being 'my choice' - to me it's a normal part of being a mother.

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    These are some ideas that would work even for extended breastfeeding, its a spin off of sorts

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    I usually say 'thanks for the advice' and leave it at that. I don't need to justify any of my parenting to anyone and don't feel I can be stuffed to re-educate people who have bizarre criticisms or think they know better.

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    I agree ^!

    I find I don't justify anything, just don't feel the need.

    If someone asks 'are you weaning soon?' I say 'no'

    'are you feeding AGAIN?'

    'yes'

    'but isn't it just for comfort at this age'

    'no'

    Hahaha I must drive people nuts! I just dont engage?!!!

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    Thank you Some great points made there lovemyfam.

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    Did you write that? That is great.
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    "Oh really? Well it's lucky that he's my baby and not yours then, eh?"

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    Thanks Lovemyfam

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    Mines usually "WHO recommends breastfeeding until 2 years" when I get criticism for my plan to self-wean with DD.

    Shuts them up good and proper!


 

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