Pepijn stopped drinking from my breasts last week. He asked sometimes, but once drinking he pulled his head away after a second. I assumed there was no milk anymore. Now I think that most probably the taste of the milk was different to him and he simply didn’t like it anymore. The breastfeeding fase with Pepijn naturally stopped this week after 23 months. While before the idea of stopping breastfeeding was making me feel sad, now that it happens in a natural way I feel comfortable with it and so does he. He doesn’t ask for it anymore and finds other ways to be close to me and nurture himself. My breasts are starting to feel more sensitive and I feel a relief of the space they get to start preparing for the next round. The next little being to be nurtured. Once again I am in awe of the intelligence and simplicity of nature showing us the way.
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