My baby just turned 3 months old. Normally when I shower I put her in her pack n play, but she screams the entire time. 2 out of the past 3 showers she has cried herself to sleep. I heard that at that age they feel abandonment issues if left alone to “cry it out” I try to shower as fast as I can. Will she feel abandoned because of not coming to her aid while she’s crying? Is it bad that she cried it out twice? Might be a stupid question, but I’m a first time mom. No mean answers please
Id say let them cry it out as their older not 3 months thats kinda young.
Talk to her while you’re in the showering there is room for her pack and play in your bathroom.
No it is not a bad thing. A lot of people would call it the cry it out method. You may not be meaning for her to go to sleep but that’s kinda just what happens. Some mom say it was the best thing for them some hate the idea.
She will be fine momma
I never let my baby cry it out. Now i do at times cuz she fights sleep. but not always .
Yes. Take your shower, fuck the haters
Take her in bathroom while you shower and peek out the curtain every 1-2 minutes.
Do you have a boppy? Lay a thick blanket on the floor with the boppy. Swaddle her and lay her in there. Shower sounds can be soothing. Just try different ways she can be somewhat close to you but still comfortable
You need to take care of yourself mama, take a shower, she will be ok!
You’re good, momma. You deserve a shower.
If she ways cries when bn put down like that, then I would say not to worry to much. They also have to learn to be away, daycare you working etc. Then again I am old school
Yup it’s not hurting her. You need to look after yourself to look after her. Take it easy on yourself
I put my son in his swing or bouncer while I was in the shower so I could talk to him
I sat my son in his lil chair buckled him in and sat him in the bathroom near the shower so I could keep an eye on him while I showered
Until she gets more accustomed to the sound of water faucets, while still keeping an eye on you, why not take baths?
She will be fine I have 5 kids and none of them have abandonment issues from crying it out or crying themselves to sleep, moms deserve to shower and relax she will be fine if she’s dry and fed and burped and just crying because she’s not right there with you she will be fine
As long as they dont get super worked up, yeah they’re fine. Quick shower.
I’ve been doing it since mine was a newborn. Hes 1 now and very independent
Crying for the baby is very good for the lungs> Shower she will be fine!!!
Take a shower honey the baby will be ok. Make sure they are fed and dry and take your shower. I used to put mine in the bathroom w me and the water would soothe them