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When I got up this morning (to go to work) I checked on DH and 8wk DS. DH was feeding him. I said "how did it go last night?" He said "I did not get any sleep, he kept me up all night" I said "was he fussy and crying?" DH said "yes, I think he was just really irritable" DS has peak moments of the day when gets fussy. Yesterday, he was fussy around 12noon and finally fell asleep, and then he gets fussy in the wee hours of the morning.

I worry about DH and then I don't worry. I worry because DH takes care of him Monday-Thursday from like all day until 6:30pm (until I come home from work and go to bed)-maybe 12:30 (if I can stay up that long) sometimes I am too tired. I felt so bad for him this morning because he looked so sleepy as he was feeding DS. Now, the good thing about DS is he is a good sleeper during the day, I asked DH if could nap with him during the day to catch up on sleep lost during the night. He said he would. I worry because I don't want him to get burned out. I keep asking DH if he is okay, he keep saying he is fine and will let me know if he feels that way.

Then again, I take care of DS from Friday night, all day Saturday, with maybe a 2hour break, nighttime feedings, all day Sunday until it is time to go to bed. Basically the whole weekend. I try to tell DH this is the time he should be resting. But since DH is self employed, he says he needs that time to work to make money. My stepdaughter (who is 11) came over this weekend, and she has been feeling a little jealous of the baby so to make it up to her he took her to the movies (another nice break for him). So all in all, he has a had an almost baby free weekend.

So this why I am trying not to feel too sorry for him. But then, the nighttime feedings are hard when they won't go back to sleep until 2 or 3 hours later like 7am and then it is time to go to work. Anyone else suffers thru this?
 

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I was really LMAS!! Your post was so funny, thank you I really needed a good laugh. My DS is a little over 2 months. The hardest times for me regarding him is when he gets fussy and I don't know what is wrong with him especially after I have tried everything else. It ALWAYS help me to hear other stories of new mommies going thru the same thing!
 
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