• 10 Myths About Breastfeeding Past Toddlerhood

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    I didn't breastfeed as long as the mom who is nursing her 6-year-old daughter , but I nursed past the baby stage, past the toddler stage, and into the “little kid” stage. My older son weaned when he was in Pre-K. My almost-3-year-old is still going strong, and I expect him to go another few years.
    When my first son was a newborn, I had no idea I'd be nursing him as long as I did. We had lots of nursing challenges at the beginning - I was just happy when it took less than fifteen tries to latch him on. I wasn't thinking about long-term nursing goals.
    But as the years went on, breastfeeding...
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