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Post Weaning

Things are different. I spent 40 weeks being pregnant, and 2 years, 11 months, and a couple of weeks breastfeeding. Almost four years of being in an altered hormonal state. Petra’s been fully weaned for several weeks now and I’m … Continue reading

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Weaning, and not just from the breast….

Our time breastfeeding is almost over. These days, Petra’s happy to go to bed without breastfeeding first. She gives me a kiss then goes off to read stories with Travis and fluff around until she falls asleep. I get to … Continue reading

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Weaning? Well Maybe

Petra’s still working on being big enough to stop the booby. (God knows how breastfeeding ended up being called booby, but it did. Petra charges out of the bathroom after her pre-bed bath yelling, “I want a booby! I want … Continue reading

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Weaning: Not Right Now

Petra came bounding out of the bathroom tonight and announced that she wanted a booby. “Are you sure?” I said. She was sure, very sure. Apparently one day of quitting was enough. Oh well. It’s not all bad – she … Continue reading

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Weaning….maybe/maybe not

Tonight Petra told me that she “needed one more booby before I’m bigger.” My boobs and I were actually rather relieved because having 2 days worth of milk stored up is not particularly comfortable. It’ll be interesting to see how … Continue reading

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Weaning?

Petra told me several times this morning that she was such a big girl now, almost as big as Mama and Daddy, that she didn’t need a booby anymore. No more booby is an easy statement to make in the … Continue reading

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Weaning

Three nights ago Petra went off to bed without asking for a booby and that was that; she hasn't asked for a night-time breastfeed since.  I've been summarily dismissed.  She's still having a morning feed, and I'm very surprised that … Continue reading

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