Category Archives: Breastfeeding Older Children

Breastfeeding a Child With Teeth

A lot of mothers worry about the day their little one will cut their first teeth. Will they be in pain? Will they suffer much? Will they chew the living daylights out of my nipple?! I know several women personally … Continue reading

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The Joys of Breastfeeding A Toddler #4 — Comedy Factor

There is very little in life that is guaranteed to make you laugh like a nursing session with a cheeky toddler. From the funny names they have for your breasts and the milk within, to the way they ask for … Continue reading

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The Joys of Nursing a Toddler #3 — Immune Benefits

We are all aware of the health benefits that nursing our babies bring. We know that breastfed babies suffer less from common illnesses like colds, flu, and ‘tummy bugs’ that cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Breastfeeding your child can be seen … Continue reading

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The Joys of Nursing a Toddler #2 — Tantrum Averting

People talk about the ‘terrible two’s’ with such ferocity that one may expect to walk into their child’s bedroom on the morning of their 2nd birthday and find their little darling has been sneakily replaced with an unrecognisable screaming banshee. … Continue reading

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The Joys of Nursing a Toddler #1 — Tender Moments

I was about to knock out a post on how fantastic breastfeeding toddlers is, until I realised that there are just far too many things to talk about for just one post. So, instead, I thought I would do a … Continue reading

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Common Blocks to Extended Breastfeeding

Although there are many women who practice extended breastfeeding (nursing past the age of 1) there are quite a lot more who would never consider doing so, despite the fact that both UNICEF and the WHO (World Health Organisation) recommend … Continue reading

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Why Should I Nurse My Toddler?

Here in the UK, our government recommends breastfeeding exclusively until the age of 6 months, and then as a supplement to solid foods until the age of 12 months. This advice is intended to be a guide, not a set … Continue reading

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