Mothering Your Nursing Toddler

Mothering Your Nursing Toddler

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by Norma Jane Bumgarner
     
 

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Warmth, wisdom, and wit add to this classic LLLI bestseller about mothering and breast-feeding your child into toddlerhoodNorma Jane Bumgarner revisits the challenges of getting enough rest, dealing with criticism from family and friends, weaning, and more in her long-awaited, significant revision of this classic.  See more details below

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Warmth, wisdom, and wit add to this classic LLLI bestseller about mothering and breast-feeding your child into toddlerhoodNorma Jane Bumgarner revisits the challenges of getting enough rest, dealing with criticism from family and friends, weaning, and more in her long-awaited, significant revision of this classic.

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ISBN-13:
9780912500522
Publisher:
La Leche League International
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.81(d)

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Mothering Your Nursing Toddler 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this book! I was recommened it by one lactation specialist and fell in love with it at once. The book is well written and will give all the support to make your decision whether or not to continue nursing your baby into toddlerhood.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I nursed all four of my children as toddlers and delight in recommending this nurturing book. While long-term breastfeeding becomes more popular in the US, Europe and Canada, there is still some confusion and unease about the topic. This book provides a reassuring nod to all mothers who are breastfeeding their toddlers. Filled with practical tips, real-life stories, quotes from experienced mothers and glorious photos, it is a joy to read. Handy pointers about typical toddler-feeding issues such as that annoying twiddling, handling your child's verbal public request to nurse, dealing with critics, night-nursing and weaning. If you currently are nursing your toddler, or if you are considering the journey, this book is worth owning. I have included a recommendation for it in my new book, Gentle Baby Care: Essential Tips for Raising Your Baby. -- Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I nursed my daughter until she was 16 months. I thought I was going to nurse her until she was 5 years old because I could not her wean her off. This book was very essential in assiting me with the weaning process. It also made me feel better about nursing her after she turned a year old
Guest More than 1 year ago
I would have liked to see more actual stories that would have inspired the mom to keep nursing into the toddler years rather than all that educational stuff. I found this book a little hard to follow and not as an easy read as I would have liked.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was very informative on a 'scientific' level, but more importantly helping us understand our little ones' needs for nursing. A friend lent me this book and I would recommend it to anyone nursing over a year! It talks about the whole child and gives a lot of insight to help with the desicions of weaning when and how.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very well structured and it is very supportive. It is excellent groundwork for people trying to decide on their styles of parenting. Especially for mothers who are afraid to continue to nurse, this book is a very valuable resource to help deciding whether to continue or to wean. I enjoyed the book very much and it has helped me tremendously in making my decision to continue to nurse my toddler.