|View Poll Results: How long do you plan (or have) BF your child?|
|Up to 6 wks max||2||0.47%|
|1 to 2 yrs||188||43.72%|
|2 1/2 yrs - 3 yrs||38||8.84%|
|3 - 3 1/2||2||0.47%|
|3 1/2 - 4||4||0.93%|
|CLW - but would prefer them to wean before 4 yrs||112||26.05%|
|CLW, even if it's over 4 1/2 yrs||15||3.49%|
|Other - please specify||13||3.02%|
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|09-29-2008, 11:49 AM||#28|
Re: How long do you plan to BF?
I'm aiming for 3-6 months this time around. I don't make nearly enough milk to sustain a growing baby but I try to give them every bit I can for the first few months to get them off to a good start. I think I made it to about 2-3 months with my other LOs (with formula supplementation) but I'm hoping some of the extra herbs I plan to try this time around will help me go a bit longer.
If I did make enough milk and could nurse for as long as I wanted to, I'd probably aim for about 12 months or so if I could manage to swing it with my school schedule.
Proud wife, nursing student, and mommy to 3 boys (13, 11, and 7) and our new little girl
Last edited by Cammie895; 09-29-2008 at 11:52 AM.