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Is It Weird to Throw Yourself a Baby Shower vs. Having Your Family Throwing One For You?

Is It Weird to Throw Yourself a Baby Shower vs. Having Your Family Throwing One For You?

A mom writes in asking for advice about baby showers. She says that her family does not get along with her husband’s family, and therefore they have both decided not to involve them in their baby shower in order to avoid drama. However, this mom’s husband said it might feel weird to throw their own shower, given how it is usually thrown by family or friends of the expectant couple. See what advice the community has for this baby shower scenario below.

Is It Okay to Have a Second Baby Shower?

Is It Okay to Have a Second Baby Shower?

A mom writes in asking for advice about having a second baby shower. She says she is expecting her second child, a boy, this summer, and is wondering what she should do about throwing a shower. She is not especially interested in gifts but might want to throw a gathering to celebrate the baby’s arrival anyway. But it seems many have told her that having a second baby shower is unnecessary, causing her to feel bad.

I Didn't Breastfeed My First Child But Am Considering Doing It for My Second: What Is It Like? Does It Hurt?

I Didn’t Breastfeed My First Child But Am Considering Doing It for My Second: What Is It Like? Does It Hurt?

A mom writes in asking for advice about breastfeeding. She says she did not breastfeed her first child due to personal preference. She is due to give birth to her second child this fall and is thinking she may want to give breastfeeding a try. The thing is, she is concerned and worried it may hurt. She asks the Mamas Uncut community what breastfeeding is like: Does it hurt? What is the first feeding like? The first month? Check out some of the community’s helpful first-time breastfeeding advice below.

My 10-Year-Old Stepson Still Wets the Bed, and His Mom Refuses to Address the Issue: Advice?

My 10-Year-Old Stepson Still Wets the Bed, and His Mom Refuses to Address the Issue: Advice?

A mom writes in asking advice about her 10-year-old stepson. She says that her stepson still wets the bed. He is large enough that they have to buy small adult Pull-ups for him to wear in bed. He has been to a doctor, but no helpful advice was given. This mom is frustrated because she feels like her stepson’s mom refuses to address the issue, and it is causing issues in her home when he is over. What should she do?

Money Issues: Would It Be Wrong to Tell My Child's Father to Keep Him for the Summer Due to Financial Problems?

Would It Be Wrong to Tell My Child’s Father to Keep Him for the Summer Due to Financial Problems?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her son and her son’s father, whom she is no longer with. She says that she has not been together with her son’s father for a long time; they did not work out as a couple. According to this mom, she eventually lost primary custody of her son, who elected to live with his father after being “showered” with gifts. She was supposed to have her son this summer, but her ex refuses to provide any financial support, even for groceries for their son, when she has them, which puts this mom in a financially impossible situation.