Bottle & Breastfeeding: Toddler, Steroids

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Any Mom's Still Breastfeeding Beyond Age 2?

Hi. My daughter recently turned 2, and is still breastfeeding. She's drinks cow's milk (mixed with breastmilk and alone as chocolate milk), but isn't that fond of it. Right now, she prefers to nurse. I think I read that most kids will self-wean around 2 1/2 to 3 years old. If you breastfed beyond age 2, did your toddler self wean and if so, when? Thanks

Eating Habits & Schedule

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Schedule a Doctors Appointment?

My 10 month old recently got over an ear infection. As soon as he was over the infection he got croup (there was an incidence of it at daycare). I read up on it, and basically read that you have to wait it out, humidifiers or an open window on a warm night help so I waited it out. Now his cough is getting worse, he's got snot in his nose and he's not eating or drinking as much (about 1 or 2 bottles a day, and maybe half or a full jar of baby food a day) which is very unusual for him. I'm worried that he's not getting what he needs or that...

Feeding Problems

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Pulmicort - Steroids for Asthma/Lung Issues

Do any of you have children who have taken Pulmicort or another steroid for asthma/lung issues. My son was born 3 months premature and therefore had immature lungs. In addition he had a chest tube for a pneumo-thorax and pneumonia all in the first two weeks of life, came home on oxygen, etc. This was all a year ago and he's doing incredible. Has been off of oxygen since April. All of that said, he is struggling with weather changes and the cold and flu season. A tiny cold leads to wheezing and bronchiolitis almost every time. My doc...