Category Archives: Breast Feeding

How do you stop breastfeeding?

There’s quite a bit of scaremongering about stopping breastfeeding. I get asked whether or not I was given tablets by the Dr to help stop feeding. I think if you needed to stop immediately and went from 4 feeds a … Continue reading

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11.5 months: Giving up is hard to do

Yesterday was my last feed ever for Mr AJ. It makes me so sad and yet I made the decision to free us from each other a bit more. With Lolo I stopped at 8 months because I pretty much … Continue reading

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6 months: No! I’m not ready

I’m not ready to give up breastfeeding! I’m not ready for it to diminish. I’m not ready to give up that caring, bonding time with my child. I’m not ready to stop feeding and supplying life from myself 8 times … Continue reading

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4 Months: A little bit of weaning

Today we got him in the Jumperoo for the first time too – overall excitement! I can’t tell you exactly what’s made me do it but I’m getting the sense AJ’s ready for a bit of food. 6 months feels … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding round 2: The never ending battle

So you may have read about the rather horrible start we had with AJ, but let me recap. He latched on fine his first time. He kept latching on fine but he never really fed. He was getting skinny. My … Continue reading

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#2 is 3 weeks old: what they don’t tell you about the first few days

The first few days of having a new born are such a mess of emotion, exhaustion and new information that you kind of forget about it all. We’re in week 3 and its already so very different. When you’re pregnant … Continue reading

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Day 264: Breastfeeding tops, in retrospect

Breastfeeding tops. I remember whilst I was I was still breastfeeding, especially at the start, I really felt like I needed them. In fact because feeding was painful, because it was endless, because felt caged & homebound (at the end … Continue reading

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