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DS1: 2/02 DD: 9/04 DS2: 9/07 and EDD: 11/13
Originally Posted by TiredX2
I cannot explain the joy that I feel knowing that he is doing this on his own. That *he* is growing into a skill (sleeping through the night) at his own pace, at his own time. I did nightwean DD and have regretted it ever since. It is truly awe inspiring to see DS do this on his own.
Originally Posted by crunchyconmomma
2. mother with your heart, not your head. our culture is so screwed up, maybe you can make a "normal" grown-up by being there for her when you she needs you instead of one more fish in this sea of attachment disordered, whacked out, detached nutjobs we have in this country!
Originally Posted by turtlemama77
I guess I'm looking for reassurance that babies can indeed nightwean on their own and I don't "have to" leave her to cry. Deep down I know I don't "have to" do anything, but I'm a new mama and sometimes I feel really insecure about whether I'm doing the right thing.
Anyway, thank you to those of you who shared stories. This thread made me tear up a little!
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