Feeling sad about maybe weening

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Feeling sad about maybe weening

Post by pmmarshall » Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:14 am

So master 17 months still wants to feed but I'm feeling like our time has come to ween.
It is making me feel very sad, maybe something to do with him being my last baby?
How have others coped with 'the end'?
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Re: Feeling sad about maybe weening

Post by DigDig » Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:13 pm

Ugh.. I wrote a long post but it didn't work for some reason. I'll be quick this time but try and write more soon.

I felt sad when I had to wean my DD. I did other things to find closeness. Some ideas I have are to try snuggling in bed or on the couch and read books, give a massage before or after bath. I found just playing with my dd and giving her undivided attention at certain times really helped as well.

I wish you the best. Sending hugs your way.
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Re: Feeling sad about maybe weening

Post by 4fun » Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:24 pm

pmmarshall wrote:So master 17 months still wants to feed but I'm feeling like our time has come to ween.
It is making me feel very sad, maybe something to do with him being my last baby?
How have others coped with 'the end'?
I'm going through this at the moment with miss 15months. it just feels like the right time but it's making me a bit sad, I think being the last baby definitely has something to with it (most of it I think). we're down to our final feed each day.... she doesn't even ask for it, I'm offering.

I'm trying to focus on all the other things with her now like jigging her cuddles just for cuddles sake, enjoying watching her make new milestones etc...
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Re: Feeling sad about maybe weening

Post by whitto04 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:26 pm

pmmarshall wrote:How have others coped with 'the end'?
By avoiding it. That's why my youngest is still feeding. She was 3 in January.
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Re: Feeling sad about maybe weening

Post by wilfred » Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:22 am

DD2 is 3 in 2 weeks, and is still feeding. We have started weening, and she's down to 1 feed a day. I miss it though. In saying that, I know it's time, and we should be fully weened in a month. I have started snuggling her in the mornings, she loves it.
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Re: Feeling sad about maybe weening

Post by pmmarshall » Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:54 pm

If anyone reads my latest post, clearly I didn't ween :D
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