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How old is too old to breastfeed?


Asked by Emmajosmommy at 2:20 PM on Jun. 10, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • When mom and/or child no longer wish to continue.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 4:48 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • I think it's a matter of choice, but I wouldn't and didn't do it past 1 year.

    Answer by CJM_SHM at 2:21 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • It's up to the individual.

    Answer by mompam at 2:21 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • Until you don't want too anymore,, that being said, I know a lady who still feeds her 5 year old,,,ick,, but there will be those who tell me that is okay, for me when my DS got teeth, he got no boobie,, ouch,, LOL!

    Answer by kimigogo at 2:22 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • It's a personal choice. Personally, I think anything past 18 months is too much.

    Answer by scout_mom at 2:23 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • My son is almost 13 mos, and I want to start weaning soon. He is too dependent on my breast, especailly at night. I fear it will be a hard wean.

    Answer by KairisMama at 2:27 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • 21 lol

    Answer by nybor48 at 2:29 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • When they have a mouth full of teeth to bite, ouch!

    Answer by Shanna84 at 2:22 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • It is a choice but I wouldn't do it past 2.

    Answer by coala at 2:22 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • In public? Past 2 when they are old enough to understand that they need to be Patience. At all? Never. I have no problem with slef weaned children. I personally would not want to go past 3 but most children self wean by 3 a few at four, rarely do they self wean beyond 4.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 2:22 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

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