View Poll Results: How long do you plan (or have) BF your child?
Up to 6 wks max 2 0.47%
3-6 months 13 3.02%
6-12 months 43 10.00%
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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Old 09-29-2008, 12:49 PM   #28
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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

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