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Old 06-21-2012, 04:42 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by TofuScramble
It may not be as bad as it seems.. people tend to embellish things on FB. He may not be crying endlessly for 3 days straight, but just little moments here and there where she wants a break and is trying to "train" him to self soothe.
The point is, we just don't know. You see them several times a week, you will see if the baby looks happy and well adjusted or not, until you see evidence of a non-thriving baby, I wouldn't judge just yet.
I agree with this. My child may be screaming for 45 minutes straight, but that doesn't mean I'm not doing ANYTHING. Also, I always say things like "she never sleeps", but that's obviously not true. It just feels that way.

I'm sorry, but not everyone can be a martyr mommy and have a child hanging off them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I'm glad some of you can handle it, but I know I couldn't.
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