Does anyone feel like they cannot let thier LO cry?

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  1. asacia

    asacia Guest

    Is it just me? I feel that if I let LO cry or grumble for more than 30 seconds, then I'm a terrible Mum.

    Anyone feel the same?
     
  2. Lu28

    Lu28 Aisling's mammy

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    I used to feel this way and still sometimes do. But I have in the last week left LO to grumble, moan and have a little cry when going down for naps and to bed at night - it's meant that's she's learned to self settle much better and is getting more and better sleep so it's working out for the best for her. Knowing I'm doing it for her own good makes it easier! :hugs:
     
  3. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

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    I rarely let him cry as I can normally tell when he's about to and intervene. There is the odd occasion when he's in the pram at the shops and I let him carry on til we get home because it's just not practical to get him out and feed him in the queue at the post office!
     
  4. Novbaby08

    Novbaby08 Mom to Harley & Piper

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    I don't let Harley cry, and if she is crying I'm holding her.
     
  5. Donna35

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    I'm exactly the same - I hate hearing JJ cry it breaks my heart. He only ever cries when he wants a feed though so I'm lucky - as soon as he starts to cry I run to feed him straight away
     
  6. Frankie

    Frankie Well-Known Member

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    I let my LO cry - my sister didnt with hers and now she cannot put him down or do anything without him crying to be picked up.

    I dont let him get hysterical - i know when he is crying for bum, food the usual
     
  7. **angel**

    **angel** Mummy to 2 little boys!

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    i cant leave kaleb cry long as he gets hysterical very quickly x
     
  8. mrsholmes

    mrsholmes Well-Known Member

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    i dont let scott cry at all......they dont understand this age.
     
  9. leighbaby

    leighbaby yummy mummy

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    If Sebastian is grumbling then I leave him, but if he is full pelt crying or nearly there, I always pick him up for cuddles. His cry breaks my heart!
     
  10. ramblinhaggis

    ramblinhaggis Call me Max - Mum to 4

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    I found it very hard with my first, however 2 more down the line and i know a lot more about babies, i can leave to cry depending on what the cry is.
     
  11. kirsten1985

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    Freya never really cries, except for occasionally when going to sleep, but it's never proper crying, just grumbling. I've only heard her cry when she's had her injections and that had me in tears pretty quickly so I'm glad she doesn't do that too often!
     
  12. jms895

    jms895 Well-Known Member

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    I have let Caine cry it out at night twice and will not be doing it again.

    Normally in the day I am there straight away at the first cry :dohh:

    I cant bear to do it and everyone tells me off for it x
     
  13. Mum2b_Claire

    Mum2b_Claire Mummy to Ruby & Scarlett!

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    I don't let Ruby cry at all for this reason, and also that the sound her crying just makes me want to cry!
     

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