Months One through Five: 8 times per day
Months Six through Nine: 6 times per day
Months Ten and Eleven: 5 times per day for 6 weeks and 3 times per day for 2 weeks
Month Twelve: 2 times per day for two weeks, 1 time per day (she favored mornings) for 1 week, and 1 time every other day for one week
Month Thirteen: W E A N E D. And hasn't asked for me since.
Bitter-sweet would be the word.
Usually it's bird.
Bird is the word after-all.
But in this case it is not.
She was ready. That was the hardest realization to deal with. The eldest girls nursed longer. But she really was ready. I'm happy to have my body back in a way, but not really in another. I love to nurse. So here's to my baby growing up...