View Poll Results: How long did you breastfeed?
Less than 1 month 12 5.53%
1-4 Months 18 8.29%
4-6 Months 14 6.45%
6-8 Months 16 7.37%
8-10 Months 14 6.45%
10-12 Months 9 4.15%
12-14 Months 25 11.52%
14-16 Months 19 8.76%
16-18 Months 21 9.68%
18 + Months 108 49.77%
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Old 11-02-2009, 07:11 PM   #1
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How long did you breastfeed?

I am currently breastfeeding my DS. I am curious to know how long you all breastfed. Answer for children that you have ALREADY weaned or stopped breastfeeding with. I'd like some perspective

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Old 11-02-2009, 07:13 PM   #2
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Re: How long did you breastfeed?

DS#1 13 months (gently and naturally weaned due to pregnancy with DS#2)
DS#2 13 months and still counting
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DS self weaned at 15 months
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22-23mo for DS 2
10 mo for DS 1
DS 3 is currently nursing at 18 mo with no end in site.
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dd1 - 34 months
dd2- 30 months (13 of them were tandem)
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Old 11-02-2009, 07:23 PM   #6
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still nursing, ds will be 28 months this week
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Old 11-02-2009, 07:26 PM   #7
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Re: How long did you breastfeed?

DS1 nursed for 29ish months and weaned himself slowly due to this pregnancy, I'm kind of hoping he'll pick back up after DS2 is born. I won't push it though. he's tried a few times in the last couple months, but I don't have much if any milk yet.

DS2 will nurse as long as he wants/needs
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Re: How long did you breastfeed?

DS and DD both self weaned around 15 months. It was a slow drop off, they were only nursing at night and in the morning for the last 3 of those months. Good job with your breastfeeding!
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Old 11-02-2009, 07:30 PM   #9
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# 1- 9 mo due to milk production stop (then bottlefed stored milk for several months)

# 2- 2.5 yr natural self weaning and through a pregnancy

# 3- 19 mo & still going strong
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Re: How long did you breastfeed?

DD was nursed until 13 months. At that point we were ready to start TTC and when I became pregnant my milk supply dwindled to the point that she was uninterested.
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