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It's really hard to know until they get started on solids. If he is a picky eater with his solids, he will want to nurse more. If he is one of those babies who loves food, he will most likely cut back some on the nursing by 11 months. I looked in Josiah's baby book, and it said that at 10 months he was starting to eat table foods and was up every 2-4 hours to nurse. It said at 12 months that he was eating three solid meals a day plus snacks and continuing to nurse. I think at that point, he was nursing closer to every 4 hours. I'm sure if he is bottle fed (or by then he might be using a sippy cup) and you can pump enough beforehand that he would be fine. I remember feeling like it was less of a necessity to pump EVERY bf-ing session that was missed as he got older. The boobs don't get as engorged then as they do in the beginning months. I often felt I could go up to 5 or 6 hours at a time without needing to pump if I was away during the day. Hope that helps some!
I agree, it depends on the kid. Liam was only nursing 3 times a day (he was sleeping through the night), Loch was super busy during the day and only nursed twice during the day but like 6 times during the night. Lila was probably 10 times a day, give or take.