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To ask if you breastfed your LO how long did you do so for?

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QueenE27 Thu 25-Feb-16 21:06:07

I see the WHO advises 2 years and just wondered .......

chillybillybob Thu 25-Feb-16 21:07:41

11 months

andsoimback Thu 25-Feb-16 21:07:53

Ds till 4 and dd till 3. Who is 2 and beyond.

HeteronormativeHaybales Thu 25-Feb-16 21:08:08

Dc1: 4.5 years
Dc2: 3 years
Dc3: 5 months (nearly) and counting

Foxsox Thu 25-Feb-16 21:08:47

17 months

ollieplimsoles Thu 25-Feb-16 21:08:51

I'm b'ffing dd at the moment, been doing it for four months now and no plans to stop so I'll hopefully still do it when shes two

FrancisdeSales Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:05

DC 1 till 5 DCS till 2 and DC3 till 4.

Bearcatt Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:10

8 months & 7 months respectively.
They both lost interest & were too nosy to see what was going on elsewhere in the room.

NanFlanders Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:16

2 years for my first (who absolutely refused formula!) And one year with the second who then gave up of his own accord.

Angelika321 Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:23

Dd1 12 months, ds1 16 months, ds2 18 months

StealthPolarBear Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:27

4 years and 3 and a half years

wineoclockthanks Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:28

DS1 2 years
DS2 2 years 2 months.

SalemSaberhagen Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:36

Currently at 17 months. DD is showing no signs of slowing down yet, day or night. I'm going to let her self wean, whenever that may be.

FrancisdeSales Thu 25-Feb-16 21:09:38


ScienceRocks Thu 25-Feb-16 21:10:01

Three weeks for both DDs. I literally ran out of milk at that stage each time.

Knottyknitter Thu 25-Feb-16 21:10:02

13 months. Just wasn't practical once I got back to work.

TeaBelle Thu 25-Feb-16 21:10:05

16 months

mrsmugoo Thu 25-Feb-16 21:10:07

10 months with my first.

Expecting my second and planning to EBF again - maybe shorter, maybe longer.

I stopped first time when it felt right, will do the same again.

Gisla Thu 25-Feb-16 21:10:20

15 months so far and no plan to stop anytime soon. I'm fine to carry on for as long as she wants at the moment.

worriedmum100 Thu 25-Feb-16 21:10:57

4 and a half months.

MissCalamity Thu 25-Feb-16 21:11:02

DS 7 months, DD 8 months. Once teeth started coming through that was it for me grin

Cynara Thu 25-Feb-16 21:12:18

I breastfed exclusively until 4 months when we introduced solids, then still quite a lot until about 8 or 9 months when I went back to work. I still fed ds once a day most days after that, and definitely remember breastfeeding on his 1st birthday, but by then it was intermittent, maybe once or twice a week. I'd have liked to continue for longer but he completely lost interest eventually. He's 15 months old now and has point-blank refused to feed for a while. Doesn't say no to a roast dinner and dessert though....

FirstWeTakeManhattan Thu 25-Feb-16 21:12:25

1 year
6 months
2 years

StealthPolarBear Thu 25-Feb-16 21:12:49

Miss c I struggled to read your sentence (my fault, been up since half 4) and for some reason I thought you meant teeth were coming through in your breastmilk.
my toes were literally curling!

SovietKitsch Thu 25-Feb-16 21:13:19

14 months, 12 months, 18 months and counting. DC1 & 2 were quite happy to stop, by DC3 is showing no sign of wanting to stop! I hadn't intended to get to 2 at all, but I expect we will now.

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