• How I Became an Extended Breastfeeding Mom

    How I Ended Up Breastfeeding a Toddler (and loving it)

    Before my son was born, I planned to breastfeed for a year. Maybe 18 months if we both wanted to keep going. But anything past that seemed like a long time to give up my body. Cut to three and a half years later, and I am still breastfeeding my son. Happily.Β  Sometimes I ask myself how I became this “crunchy” extended-breastfeeding mom. Honestly, it happened so naturally that I barely noticed. I just kept doing what I thought was best for my son and myself. This is my storyβ€”not aΒ call for everyone to breastfeed into toddlerhood.Β I’m writing it because I think there’s power in mothers sharing their honest stories. I also want…