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well i am 14 weeks pg and have a 7 month old! im going crazy. im still fatigued nearly all day. she wants to nurse all night long and that gives me terrible cramps so i cant fall back asleep til shes done. hubby is frustrated with our sex life. i really need some encouragement to keep breastfeeding and co sleeping! im going crazy i dont know what to do. i got so angry last night at dd cause she wouldnt sleep unless my boob was in her mouth. she wont take a pacifier! it was so hard to get any sleep last night. i feel so bad that i got angry at her.<br>
a lot of people are saying that if i just give her a bottle at night she will sleep all the way threw the night. i dont want to give her a bottle but i do want to sleep and have more privacy with my husband. her crib is in our room so even if she isnt co sleeping she is stll in the same room. we r STILL at my imlaws so us going to another room for "hmmhmm" is out of the question.<br>
i just need some help right now plz.
 

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Big hugs to you Sarabravo!! My boys are 19 mo apart and it was definately difficult in the beginning of my pregnancy, especially with nursing and being so sensitive from the pregnancy. Good luck to you, I don't really have any good advice except for hang in there!<br><br>
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thankyou so much!
 

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I don't know what to say, but big hugs to you. I wish your DH would be more understanding. I was fatigued at 14 wks PG and I was not nursing any longer and DS co-sleeps all through the night (finally, since he was about age 3). You really have multiple reasons to be exhausted and I hope your DH can see that. When my mood swings were out of control a couple months ago, I printed some info about hormonal changes in pregnancy to try to help him understand how it could be affecting me. Maybe you could print some info about how pregnancy and nursing affects a woman?<br><br>
Is there anything (like dinner, after dinner cleanup, laundry) that your DH could help out with so that you could feel more rested? Tell him if you could get some help, maybe you would have some energy left over for alone time with him? Maybe he could watch the baby from 6pm-7pm, or something like that, so you could rest before trying to get her to sleep. Then when she drifts off you could maybe have some alone time?<br><br>
As for logistics, I say if lights are off and baby is in the same room, go for it! Do you have your own bathroom? That has kind of become our place over the last couple years - since it has a door to keep out a possible wandering toddler/pre-schooler who woke up unexpectedly.
 

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I have no advice since my ds is only a month old. But I wanted to say Hugs! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> I'm sorry you're going through this.
 

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I only have one, so I don't know exactly what you're going through. But, one thing I wish I had done when DD was little was hire a mother's helper--maybe a teenager or college student who would come over for an hour or two here and there and just HOLD my baby. I would still be in the house, but I could just have a break and sit down and catch my breath.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 
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