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Old 12-11-2007, 08:13 PM   #22
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Re: I don't get EBF for 12 months?

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Originally Posted by luvmy2girls View Post
I think it's important to tout the benefits of exclusively BFing (EBF=Exclusively Breastfed=Nothing but breastmilk, nothing) because so many people are so anxious to start at 6 or even 4 months. Breastmilk is the superior infant food and should be the primary source of nutrition for the first year, so why replace that with something less? I'm not against offering some solids for experimentation/touch/texture, but I nurse to fullness first.
yep, us too! dd#2 really wasn't interested in solids until just recently at around 14 months, and even still, there is really no nutritional value in the 2 peas and piece of macaroni that she is getting every couple of days. Although there are days that I wish she would eat more, I am glad that she is getting mama milk so I know her nutritional needs are met
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