View Poll Results: How long did you BF your little one?
Less than a month 15 4.78%
1-3 months 19 6.05%
4-9 months 43 13.69%
10-12 months 37 11.78%
12-18 months 105 33.44%
18-24 months 51 16.24%
24+ months 75 23.89%
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Old 11-17-2008, 11:55 AM   #1
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I am just curious how long the average woman/child nurses for.
I nursed my son for 6 weeks, my daughter 5 months, and my youngest daughter is going on 16 months

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Re: How Long did you BF?

DD self-weaned at 18 mos.

DS is still nursing and he is 15 mos old. I am currently pregnant w/ our 3rd. I hope to tandem nurse till DS is about 2.
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DS for 22 months. He may have gone longer but I needed to have surgery so I pushed his weaning along a bit. My DD is 10mo and still going strong.
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:04 PM   #4
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DD#1 nursed until 16 months. She weaned just about Christmas time last year. I was 6 months pregnant and my milk was pretty low....I think she just got tired of trying.

DD#2 is 8 months and going strong. I definitely plan to keep it up until 1 year, and would *like* if she continued on until about 18 months.
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:08 PM   #5
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I wish I could've voted in more than one category! I voted 4-9 since all three of my boys stopped around 9 months, but my daughter made it to 12 months. I was very sad to stop at only 9 mos with my last baby since I knew he was definitely our last. I tried to keep him going, but he was too ready, he just wanted to be able to cruise around with his meal in hand!
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:13 PM   #6
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DS1 self weaned at 18 months, DS2 is 18 months with no signs of letting up (5-6x a day, 1-2x at night). So, 12-18 and 18-24
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:17 PM   #7
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I checked 12-18 months, but we're still nursing at 14 months, and I have no intentions of stopping until DD is ready.
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:27 PM   #8
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Didn't want to vote, cause I'm still nursing and don't know when we'll stop. DS is just seven and a half months now, so hopefully we'll still be going strong for a while.
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:32 PM   #9
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I didn't vote. DD is still nursing at 12 months. I will nurse untill she self weans.

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DD is 23 months and still nursing.
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