End of the Breastfeeding Era! 

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15 Responses

  1. Thanks for sharing your story. I’m starting to think about how to wean mine before going back to work in a few months – it’s kind of a daunting prospect!

    • The Growing Mum says:

      It’s scary but we found our “moment” and tried not to look back. I was so tempted to offer in those early days but I persevered!

  2. I just stopped bf a few weeks ago. My baby is nine months old. I do miss it a bit but it was the right time to stop for us both. Interestingly she has slept better since she went on to formula, which I find a bit annoying as I was convinced breastfeeding wasn’t responsible for her rubbish sleep. Well done for feeding for so long x

    • The Growing Mum says:

      How often were you feeding at night? We went down to 1 feed ish so I knew it wasn’t breastfeeding but more having me there. Even now he still puts his hand down my top when we bring him into bed at 5 hahaha

  3. Ahhh it’s such an end of an era isn’t it I remember feeling sad yet excited that my daughter was growing up when we weaned her off at around the same age.

  4. Helen says:

    It’s such an achievement to make it to 13 months – I’m currently 3 months into breastfeeding my second daughter and am dreaming of those breast pad free days!

  5. Vicky says:

    Congrats on your achievement Mama! I think we too are coming to the end of our journey at 21 months. Sad times x

  6. myrabevlife says:

    I have not yet reached that stage in my life but I know many people who struggled with breastfeeding when they started out. I am glad I read your post because my naive self was also thinking when I do reach this stage I will have to ‘breastfeed’.

    • The Growing Mum says:

      It’s one of those things that you have to experience to understand. I was in love with the idea of having kids and now I have one, I can see why many people stop at 1 hahahha

  7. Jono says:

    Can’t say I’ll ever understand that feeling 😀 Great post though.

  8. Kiri says:

    It can be quite challenging. I stopped at 11 months just before going back to work as it just seemed like the right time for us.

  9. BattleMum says:

    It sounds like you’ve done brilliantly despite a few hiccups along the way. I weaned my son earlier than that and regretted my decision later. But it sounds like yours was coming to a natural end x

  10. Naomi says:

    You’ve done really well. It is the end of an era but equally, SO MUCH FREEDOM! My second wouldn’t take a bottle and was difficult to wean too.Feeding a baby is such an achievement, well done.

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