I adore nursing Stella, but lately I’ve become her own personal jungle gym. She literally wiggles and crawls and moves all over me while nursing, until she finally settles into a position that is usually belly down (her new favorite way of sleeping) instead of chest to chest (which she is supposed to be!).
Such a little twirp. I don’t know how you nursing Mommas of older kiddos do it!
Oh – and speaking of nursing older kiddos, I have no idea how long we will continue to breastfeed, but at 10 months, Stella is definitely old enough now to “ask for it” (be it crawling over to me and leaning her head on my chest…
…or excitedly “mmmmm”ing and clapping her hands when she sees me making a bottle to send to daycare. It drives me absolutely fucking bonkers when people say some variation of “if they’re old enough to ask for it, they too old to be on the boob.” Um, what? Why? Because you are uncomfortable with a woman’s body and the absolute normalcy of breastfeeding, my child should have to drink something other than breast milk before we are ready for the transition? UGH. Like I said, drives me bonkers. Sorry for the tangent this morning. 🙂
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