• Weaning-Related Depression Almost Broke Me

    7 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Fat tears streamed down my cheeks as I nursed my daughter, Savannah, for the very last time. At 14 months old, she treated this nursing session like every other time since she was born, taking what she needed and lazing back satisfactorily when she was finished. She had no clue, but I knew it would be our last time breastfeeding.
    I'd been actively weaning for a few months, slowly cutting out one pump or nursing session at a time to avoid clogs and other complications I'd been prone to in the past. Though I'd expected this day to come for awhile, I'll never forget this moment full of such...
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