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Mother's separation anxiety+Inlaw problems


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Posted by Misti on October 29, 2003 at 17:48:26:

My daughter is now 2 months old and I still have bad separation anxiety over leaving her. I do not have any desire to go out with out her- and she breastfeeds so often, I need to be around. I enjoy being with her and I know when she gets a little older, I will feel more comfortable leaving her. I know that she needs to get a break from me every now and then, but I am NOT ready. My husband understands and there is no problem with taking her out with us. But- I don't fully trust my inlaws. They want to babysit and I don't trust them like I would my parents. Alot of their methods are old school- Putting them on their stomachs for sleep, etc- things you're not suppose to do now. My parents are up to date of these things and even though I told my inlaws- they still think there is nothing wrong with their methods. This scares me for when I do leave her to go out with my husband. Any advice on the separation anxiety and inlaws is greatly appreciated.


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