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Breastfeeding: how old is too old?

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i dont breastfeed after 9months my work schedule does not give me enough chance.i often stay out too long and get home very late.


Don't breastfeed your baby after a year old.


My near 3 year old still breastfeeds, next to my 5 month old:) Self wean for the win! #NeverSick


Doesn't matter how old they are, you feed your babies until they self wean or supply diminishes from natural reasons. My daughter is 15 months and we are still breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is the healthiest brain boosting food they can get. Don't worry about setting a stop date. Let the child self wean they naturally do around age 2-3 but some can go as long as 5 years and that usually consist of night nursing and just for comfort.
Do what's best for you and your child, not what society tells you to do.


I have made it farther with breastfeeding than most of my friends. James will be 16 months on October 1st, and he still nurses from me. Only in the evenings or else if he wakes up in the middle of the night. I started decreasing the amount of times I nursed him starting about 2 months ago and he seems ok with it.

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