Dellie - posted on 09/23/2009 ( 1 mom has responded )
I have recently started weaning my son from the breast, and I am having a horrible rollercoaster of emotions. It is what I want to do, and there are many reasons why I want to do it. Even though I enjoy doing it, it has also becaome a kind of hassle to do, plus I am back to work and it will be much less stress for me if I didn't have to worry about pumping. Also, I know it's selfish, but I just feel like I want my own body back, our first son is only 2 and our baby is 4 months so I feel like I have been pregnant or breast feeding for so long! We bottle fed our first son, so I know that I don't have any underlying problems with bottles or formula. I just don't understand why I will be fine one minute, and so sure of myself that this is what I want to do, then the very next I am almost in tears about it. I am seriously feeling so deeply depressed about it one minute, then the next I am fine about the decision. It's just hard to keep up with these hormones and emotions and I guess I am looking for some advice and/or encouraging words as to how to handle this.