Kat - posted on 12/29/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )
My daughter, my first and only child so far, is exclusively breastfed. She is 6 months old. She wants me and only me all day long. She won't let grandparents hold her even though she sees them every week. She tolerates my husband the best, but he can only hold her when I am not within sight. If she sees me, she cries and struggles until he hands her to me, and then she immediately calms down and is all happy again. I know that breastfed babies are supposed to have a special bond with their mom, and I love that she wants me so badly, but on the other hand, I have only left the house without her about four times since she was born because no one can babysit her - she screams the entire time I am away. I'd love to go get a pedicure or a massage, but it's so stressful for me to leave her knowing that she will cry the minute I shut the door behind me. Is anyone else going through this?