Overnights for newborn in state of Maryland? - Mothering Forums

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Old 06-29-2012, 08:17 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi single parents!

 

Does anyone know if Maryland allows overnight visits for a newborn? My baby's father is requesting overnight visits with our baby and she's only 2 weeks old. I said no. He said we would work it out. Does anyone know if a judge would allow such a thing? I just don't see this being healthy for a newborn. Thanks!

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Old 06-30-2012, 04:36 AM
 
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To be honest, that really is a question for an attorney.  If the two of you weren't married, you are the only proven parent.  And I would not allow any overnights, but short frequent visits until paternity is established. 

 

Are you breastfeeding?  If so, that may actually help prevent overnights until the baby is older. 

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