We did it! Louie is now weaned after 15 months of breastfeeding and I (in fact everyone) has this new found sense of liberation. I absolutely adore breastfeeding and like with Isabella, loved feeding Louie. However, unlike Isabella we had a more challenging time. Not with the feeding itself or milk production, those were no problem at all, but with Louie’s wind and reflux and absolute want to feed constantly, which I have written about here. Looking back now I can see very cl
Our wee man is nine months old…where on earth did those months go! With baby number two, I’ve made such a conscious effort to enjoy many more mindful moments because children just grow much too fast! I look at Isabella and can’t believe that not so long ago she was a young baby herself and now a beautiful wee girl is before us. It’s truly magical watching children grow and being part of a world seen through their eyes. It really is one of my favourite things about parenthood.
Both of my babies have been hungry feeders, eating excitedly and gaining rolls by the day! Although Louie scared us with reduced feeding for a short while but more on that later... After a diminished appetite during pregnancy due to nausea, lack of space and a general disinterest in food, I’m relishing my new breastfeeding appetite! Demand feeding a newborn a second time around has made me absolutely ravenous and with the added sleep deprivation and busyness that comes with c