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December 10th, 2012, 04:35 PM
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How do you handle remarks about breastfeeding past a year?

I have a family member that kept on me babies need to be off the bottle @ a year, comparing boobs to bottles. When I stated facts she turned them down and continued with the off the bottle @ a year. She then told me I was going to be one of those weirdos taking my kid to kindergarten breastfeeding.
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December 11th, 2012, 05:37 AM
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WHO recommends at least 2 years. That shuts them up until you hit the two year mark
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January 5th, 2013, 11:17 PM
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I am soooo tired of the comments. I have learned to ignore them! Idc what anyone else says/thinks! lol
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January 19th, 2013, 02:23 PM
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I'm breastfeeding a 4 year old, they gave up .
Actually I never got much comments to my face, probably plenty behind my back though. Have you tried just telling her "thank you for your concern" and switching the subject?
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February 2nd, 2013, 07:20 PM
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I'm now nursing my 3rd toddler, so people have given up No really, I pretty much told people with my first that is MYOB - mind your own business! Basically, this is my child, my family, I will do what I feel is best for us. I think I've grown a thicker skin since becoming a parent, because I do a few things that are out of the "norm" and I've had to just ignore the comments people make.
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February 21st, 2014, 07:36 AM
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WHO recommends at least 2 years. That shuts them up until you hit the two year mark
I can't imagine if they will still argue with WHO.
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