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I just weaned my 11 month old son 2 days ago. I'm having an awful time emotionally....I cried almost the entire day yesterday. I didn't think I'd take it so rough. My son is a champ and is loving his whole milk. I do miss nursing a lot though. It stinks...but it was time...he was only nursing 2 x a day at the end.
Anyways, I need help trying to dry up. I was trying hard to not pump at all anymore but thats just impossible. My boobs were so hard and uncomfortable. So for the past 2 nights I have been pumping about 2-3 ounces from each side just so I can be comfortable but they still feel full (just one pump a day)....if I continue to do it just one time a night will it eventually start to slow down? Are there any other suggestions?? Thank you.
P.S. Please know that I'm really really sensitive about stopping breastfeeding...I know that he was ready and it was a good time for us to do it b/c I needed to start prednisone for poison ivy too and I wanted to be done by 1 yr all along, but I"m sad about it...so please dont respond by telling me how I shouldn't have stopped.
I gave in! I nursed him this morning when he was standing in his crib screaming. I just feel like he's going through a lot of new things right now and it wasn't fair to take away the boob from him. Plus, I really just wasn't ready. He just learned to crawl this past week, plus roll over, plus pull himself up....he needs SOMETHING to stay the same I believe....It felt so wonderful to give him mommy's milk again and he passed out into a deep deep sleep. :)