Weaning

Nothing Compares To Boob! A Weaning Parody.

2017-08-07T08:00:54+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Attachment Parenting, Weaning|

I have been breastfeeding and/or pregnant for a collective total of 15 years now and my youngest of three boys just recently weaned at 5 years old. I wrote up some lyrics and sang (Yup! Scary!) for a parody about weaning, "Nothing Compares To Boob. A Weaning Parody" which I thought would be a good [...]

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Nine reasons my child is not “too old” to breastfeed…

2017-07-24T09:36:27+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Toddlers, Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Weaning|

I have written before on my blog about the first time I saw a breastfeeding toddler. I was at the house of a mother I had only just met. She was a La Leche League Leader (volunteer breastfeeding counsellor) and mother of two. Her youngest who was about 18 months old at the time, jumped [...]

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Breastfeeding My Two Year Old…And Why Gentle Weaning Is Not Just About “When He Is Ready”.

2017-07-24T09:36:28+00:00 August 4th, 2014|Breastfeeding Toddlers, Weaning|

"Many times I have heard mothers say, 'I will wean him when he is ready to stop'.  This sounds beautiful and I do agree to a certain extent but don't get me wrong...weaning a child is not just about them.  Breastfeeding is a relationship..." Yes. I am "still" breastfeeding. It's quite funny to me how the [...]

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Operation Gentle Night Wean! Video Diary of Meg’s Night Weaning Experiences…

2017-07-24T09:36:28+00:00 June 18th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Toddlers, Breastfeeding Videos, Sleep Challenges, Weaning|

THE TIME HAS (almost) COME!!! I am exhausted! I have been breastfeeding Mini The Milk throughout the night for 25 months now WITHOUT LYING DOWN! He hates to breastfeed lying down so the, "whip the boob out and fall back to sleep" like I did with my other two boys has not worked for me [...]

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The Night Boob! How To Gently Night Wean Your Toddler From Breastfeeding And Bed-Sharing

2017-07-24T09:36:29+00:00 January 14th, 2014|Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding Toddlers, Creative Breastfeeding, Sleep Challenges, Weaning|

**An updated and expanded version of this article can be found as a chapter in my book "Boobin' All Day...Boobin' All Night. A Gentle Approach To Sleep For Breastfeeding Families".** Many of us breastfeeding mums go through the same stages of night time boobing... 1. We have our baby and listen to our instincts which [...]

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How Long Should I Breastfeed My Child For?!… And Is My Child Weaning Or Having A Nursing Strike?

2017-07-24T09:36:29+00:00 December 17th, 2013|Breastfeeding Toddlers, Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Weaning|

No matter how supportive people are of breastfeeding, you are bound to come across a very unexpected comment from that particular person whom you felt was 100% behind you and your breastfeeding efforts.  My mother is the perfect example of this.  When my first son was born (over ten years ago, wow how time flies!) [...]

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Boobie Baby Turned Boobie Toddler Monster: Tips for the mum of a breastfeeding toddler

2017-07-24T09:36:32+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|Breastfeeding Toddlers, Weaning|

I did not look at my newborn baby boy and think, "wow! He is so cute I think I want to breastfeed him until he is three when he can eat a cracker, hold a cricket bat and breastfeed at the same time!"  Here is a picture of my middle boy at the age of 3 (ish) [...]

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