The words I heard from a family member sitting at my kitchen table as I sat on a chair ten feet away:
“She is still breast feeding?”
I was not suppose to hear these words, but here is my response, via the blog world, to my dear family member.
Yes, I am still breast feeding my fifteen month old son. I am going to try and breastfeed until he is two years old. I didn’t make it to two years old with my oldest two. One I cut off around 21 months and the other stopped at 23 months. I am the worst breast feeder though- from yeast infections to mastitis to cracked and sore nipples. I have had it all. I am a stubborn breast feeder. I have also just been too lazy to heat up and clean bottles so breast feeding seems like the easier, more convenient option. It is always ready, the right temperature and I don’t have to worry about what some manufacturer had put in. Plus I don’t have to check the recall list fort breadtmilk.
So there’s my two cents! Be a breast feeder if you want to. But more importantly be supportive of people!