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The baby is weaned. He was weaned right before 15 months like we’d hoped. It was mostly smooth, a few rocky days of crying and wanting his morning feed, but overall that’s pretty good. I almost gave in/up. But then, miraculously, the next day he stopped asking. The first two days of zero feeds was very uncomfortable- my breasts swelled and ached and I wanted SO BADLY to just make it stop. I wanted so badly to just nurse my child… But I persisted. It was hard but now we’re done. Also, holy hormones, Batman! I was a weepy, emotional mess for the whole first week sans breastfeeding. The post weaning hormones are no joke. If you’re going through them be gentle on yourself. It’s a big shift. It doesn’t last forever.


The Chicken

Micro Post: Weaning Hormones
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6 thoughts on “Micro Post: Weaning Hormones

  • March 27, 2017 at 11:19 am

    There are a couple of us going through this right now. The hormones are the worst. It is super hard and emotions. Thanks for reminding me I’m not alone.

    • April 3, 2017 at 11:05 am

      It’s around that time isn’t it? You are not alone. Hoping you feel better about it soon!
      XOXXO, The Chicken

    • April 3, 2017 at 11:05 am

      Thanks girl!
      XOXXO, The Chicken

  • March 30, 2017 at 7:40 am

    Congratulations on being over the chasm and on the other side.

    • April 3, 2017 at 11:06 am

      Thanks! I am loving the freedom to not wear a bra or need to be home all the time! lol
      XOXXOh,The Chicken

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