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i feel like a bad mom :(

my daughter is 2 1/2 months old and has fought sleep since the second she came out. she takes two naps during the day, one at 11 am (we wake up between 5-8) and one at 7 pm (we go to bed at 9). My issue here with the late nap is she will fight sleep for an hour until 8, then i have to wake her up and get ready for bed to be IN bed at 9. she sleeps soundly through the night, from 9-5 am, sometimes later. i was blessed with the all night sleeping, but naps are a whole different story. i have tried scheduling naps earlier, and she won’t have it. she lays in her crib and screams until i pick her up, then she’s fine. she sleeps on my chest, but as soon as i lay her down, she wakes up and cries. i can’t get anything done during the day because of having to lay down with her to sleep. she’s in bed at 9, but i usually don’t get to bed until midnight or later because i’m catching up on housework. my husband also works night shift, so he sleeps during the day. i have to keep the cries to a minimum, as our house is very small and you can hear her crying from 2 rooms away. i recently came across a mom shaming moms for letting their babies cry It out, saying that It causes them to not trust you and that they will have issues when they get older. i don’t believe this to be true, but it’s still in the back of my mind whenever i’m doing dishes and hearing her little cries. she is on my hip all day until i lay her down to sleep. am i a bad mom for wanting to let her cry It out so i can get house work done? i make sure she is fed, burped, diaper changed, everything. and i don’t put her down when she’s crying. i make sure she’s calm and sleepy first. any tips, advice, or kind words would help.

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