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Old 01-19-2013, 12:03 PM   #18
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Re: Extended Breastfeeding

Originally Posted by Teexie View Post
Like others have said, I'd just wait it out. If you'd told my DH at 4 months that we'd still be nursing at 1.5+ yrs, he probably would have been weirded out. *I* probably would have been weirded out, too Now it doesn't phase him at all and he sees how much she still needs it. He stopped asking "how long are you going to breastfeed?" around 8 months or so.
This is kind of how things worked around our house. My DH is not unsupportive, but he really didn't know much about breastfeeding or toddler nursing (and really, I didn't either). We have all grown and changed in our opinions and feelings since my DD was a baby, including DH.
Catherine, mama to Preschooler Girl 9/08, Toddler Boy 3/11, and Twin Girls 2/14!
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