+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    446
    Thanks
    581
    Thanked
    211
    Reviews
    0

    Default Is this normal?

    Apologies if this is in the wrong section.

    My DS is 13 months and has always been breastfed on demand. He loves it and I don't see him stopping any time soon.

    My issue is that he seems obsessed with my b00bs! He is forever touching, looking for, smelling and generally seeking them out, regardless of whether he wants a drink or not. We cosleep and more often than not he won't settle and sleep unless he has one hand on my breasts (usually buried in my clevage).

    I'm assuming that it's all a comfort thing but just wondering if it is a normal behaviour?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,341
    Thanks
    492
    Thanked
    634
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    My son was just the same! Forever had his hand down my top. It got a little awkward when he managed to flash me a few times. He was so obsessed with my boobs/breastfeeding that I actually went cold turkey and weaned him at 19 months. I would have happily continued otherwise, but my b00bs hurt after all the kneading, fiddling, nipple cripples, etc. (lol). Despite the fact that I no longer fed him anymore, his b00b obsession continued - though, he eventually got a lot gentler. Wow, this sounds weird when I write it out, haha!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    My house :P
    Posts
    503
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    120
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    My 14MO is the same I think he just likes how squishy they feel

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Bribie
    Posts
    1,374
    Thanks
    254
    Thanked
    308
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    It's not just a boy thing. DD is the same. 10 month old nipple cripples hurt!!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    69
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    8
    Reviews
    0
    I was just thinking this last night as my 12month DS drifted off to sleep holding (squishing) my nipple. Glad it's not just mine! Sometimes he just likes to have his hand resting on my boob for comfort.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    WA
    Posts
    2,613
    Thanks
    1,495
    Thanked
    689
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My 12mo dd is the same (never had a bottle). She will come over for a cuddle, acting all non suspicious and cutesy then bam! Grabs hold of my top with both hands and pulls it down exposing me. Thinks its a wonderful game to play peek-a-boo (peek-a-boob? )

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to michellek For This Useful Post:

    becandabub  (28-03-2013)

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    446
    Thanks
    581
    Thanked
    211
    Reviews
    0
    I'm very glad to hear that it's not just DS and not just boys that are finding comfort in the b00bies.

    Somehow DS always manages to get a hand or arm in my cleavage regardless if the top of top I'm wearing.

    Peek-a-b0ob is apparently a popular game too lol especially when we have company (or the one time mummy wears a nice strapless dress to a restaurant and DS decides EVERYONE wants to play peek-a-bo0b


 

Similar Threads

  1. Day 21 - Back to normal, a better kind of normal
    By SpecialPatrolGroup in forum SpecialPatrolGroup
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 13-11-2012, 04:17
  2. Is it normal?
    By Brandnewbeginnings in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 28-03-2012, 11:17

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
TreeHutVillageWe offer a secure, quick and easy way to hire and lend baby equipment. It directly connects families across Australia ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›