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I breastfed for 9 months, wondering how long others do it for.

Posted by Cynthea Jenke, 5th August 2014

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  • A few weeks – my son had a tongue tie and couldn’t latch properly so my milk dried up. If milk hadn’t dried up so fast I would have expressed milk to a bottle for him. I also did not like the feeling of breastfeeding. Felt gross.

  • I breastfeed my eldest for about 10 months and my youngest about 8 or 9 months.

  • Wow, I’m an under achiever vompared to most, and here I was thinking I did a good job! Mine were around 9 months, they self weaned once they started having solids

  • I breastfed my son for 5yrs or so (the later years just a feed before bed).

  • My first untill 16 months ( i was 4 months pregnant with my 2nd)
    2nd only 13 months ( stopped as i was going to have some medical tests done and couldn’t breastfeed or be pregnant )

  • 1 1/2 years

  • 7 month with the first one and 2nd is 9 month currently and still feeding and hoping to do till she turn 1 year old.

  • 13 months for my first, 12 months for my second

  • My little one weaned herself at 6 months because she like her solids so much!! Having said that they are all individuals, decide what works best for you and your bub.

  • my kids- 14months, 17months (because i was pregnant) and 2years. the recommendation is now 2years for breastfeeding which was used to be one year.

  • I breastfed my daughter for about 15 months before she decided that she didn’t want it any more. My son is currently 16 weeks and I’m hoping he will continue for at least 12 months, if not longer :o)

  • My first was 14 months & my second has got 5 teeth now & has learnt to bite me. She’s nearly 10 months & I honestly don’t think it’s going to last much longer. Can get very painful lately. 9 months is very good

  • 3 years first. 2nd still going at 18 months.

  • 2 weeks

  • 12 months with my first & I plan on the same with my second

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