I don't know how you feel with a daddy around, but I know the first days was hard for me doing it on my own. It gets easier and less lonely as time goes on. The best thing to do is take naps during the day and enjoy him because he's only going to be this little one time. Even if you call or text a mommy friend that helps too. They know how you feel. My daughter is going to be a month old tomorrow too.
hailz I completely understand how you feel. My husband went back to work last week and it has been so hard. I've cried a lot and napping is nearly impossible bc I am having to pump bc the baby won't latch since having to start supplementing with formula at 4 days old. I didn't want to do that but he was losing too much weight from only breastfeeding. It is hard to have to feed with a bottle then calm him down to go to sleep, then having to go pump and by the time I am done with all of that it is almost time to feed him again. It is hardest at night bc I cannot seem to adjust my sleep schedule. My husband works nights and goes to school during the day. Sorry for this rant just know you are not alone.
If your breastfeeding, they don't recommend you giving them a supplemental feeding unless needed because it lowers your supply. Boys do typically feed more than girls. My girl got herself on a schedule by 2 weeks old and has stayed pretty consistent with it. Just be patient with your boys. They will get there soon I'm sure. Pumping is hard too. I have been pumping since the beginning to get a freezer stock for when I'm back at work. It's been hard, but I'm getting there. I hate pumping too because it's time away from my girl, but I can pump both sides in 20 minutes or so now, one at a time too. Maybe try to get the bra thing and try to pump both sides and feed him at the same time. That may help too. But I hope you guys get past the baby blues soon. It does get easier though with time. Just be patient. I know you guys can do it.
After been with me for 3 weeks my husband when back to work today. I miss him so much gotta confess the four times he called me today i cried. Hopefully it gets better n hopefully i heal fast from my c-section so i can get back to my old rutine
Its amazing how much we end up reling on the husbands. Yesterday i didnt get to eat untill he came home.haha
Ur lucky he can call mine cant but i still found myself a mess on the floor at one stage.
I hope u heal super fast and find ur feet with ur baby.
My little girl is a week old and will latch temporarily but is too lazy to suck. I swear she hates my boobs. She lost about a pound so I had to supplement and I've been pumping. My husband has been so amazing and helpful. Making food, feeding her while I nap, changing her diaper, cleaning the house, ect..
He goes back to work next week and I feel like I will be an emotional wreck.
When ur husband goes back it will be hard im not gona lie.
I spend the whole day crying because my boy wouldnt get off my boobs and wouldnt sleep...i havent slept in 24hrs at least.
Im thinking he has reflux he screams in pain and i cant settle him at all. My heart is completly broken over it all.
Sometimes i wish i had bottle feed so my husband could do feeding while i get some sleep.
There are plus sides and negitives to breast feeding and bottle feeding so try focus on the positives. Ur all doing amazingly!
My son is 17 days old. I have my parents and husband around and they dont get along very well. Trying to balance between a newborn, husband, parents.. everything seems to be overwhelming for me. And surprisingly even with so many people around, i am terribly lonely. I guess time will teach us how to deal with everything. I am sure we all will get past this phase soon. :) Hugs!!
I need a friend to are u on the group on facebooks expecting mamas of 2015 if not you should good group of girls there I am stressin to raiseing my son on my own til march daddy is gone til then and I've had a lot of moodswings and having a hard time with my two kids so talking helps for sure hit up that page
No sexyswag im not on the fb group i tryed to keep it all off fb as much as possible.
God ur a strong girl dont no how u do it without daddy, id be lost without him. The moodswings are killer, i was usless to my son yesterday/last night coz all i could do is cry. I couldnt settle him at all.
Reem2015 that sounds even harder than goin it alone if im honest nothing worse than tension in the house.
I was complete opposite- my partner was home for 3 weeks after my son was born on the 10/10/15 and I was so glad he went back to work!!! I've been out walking and my health visitor introduced me to mums who live local to me
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