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    Default I have finally weaned!

    Just had to tell someone!! No one knew I was still feeding DS, not even my husband or family (because they didn't support it). So I had no one to tell!!

    So after feeding him for 2 years and 7 months, I finally stopped the morning feed. It's been 4 days now. He has been pretty irritable and cried for it several times, but it was not as hard as dropping the night feed (the tantrums over that lasted a month...).

    And this is my last child, so am done for good! But alas, now I have no excuse not to go on a diet...

    Thanks for listening!

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    Good on you Glad you are happy with your decision. I'm sorry you are not supported at home. Two years and seven months is a mammoth effort. WELL DONE !

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    Congratulations on feeding for so long. How do you feel? I'm a bit sad about the thought of weaning DS2, he's 18 months and DS1 weaned at 22 months so I guess we're coming to the end. I only feed him once at bedtime but I've been pretty much pregnant or breast feeding for 5 years now so I'll miss the intimacy I think. No more babies for us now so it's going to be very strange.

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    Well done on continuing for so long when you were clearly unsupported by those closest to you. That's amazing.

    Good luck with that diet....damned awful things they are.

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    Thank you for your responses! I just had to share it with someone, as it is pretty big news!!

    I think I feel relieved mostly. My first I fed for 20 months and gave up when I was 6 months pregnant, so it really has dominated my life for the past 4.5 years.

    And it will be a relief not to have such a big secret in the house. I was just so over all the nagging/pressure to give up that I stopped talking about it, and because I was always the one putting him to bed and getting up to him, with the door shut, it was just easier not to bring up that I was still feeding him.

    Thanks again!


 

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