Jessica - posted on 02/24/2010 ( 72 moms have responded )
so im 20 and have a 9 month old baby girl. shes a gem a real good baby and is hardly fussy at all. i count myself lucky for this but beacuse she has always been so good aka sleepin thru the night from 9 weeks,only crys when shes hungry type thing, now shes started gettin teeth and completly changed. wingy and clingy, wont sleep in her own bed. waking up all thru the night i give regular panadol and bonjela but the tooth i thought was comin has gone back up aand shes still being like this her father has just started working away and im wondering if his absence could be contributing but due to her change ive become so stressed all the time snappy and have no patience for her. i know its not her fault but i cant seem to keep myself calm, wen she wont sleep i get rough with her like swinging rapidly beacuase its the only way to get her to sleep. im so scared ill hurt her. i try to put her down and come back wen im calm but she screams so hard i cant bear to leave her. i feel awful and scared that if i cant keep my cool ill do something i regret. now ive asked questions on here before and had a range of responses some that just made the situation worse and really hurt me, if ur gonna say i shouldnt have had a kid or throw the "young" thing in my face plz dont comment, all im askin is some tips to keep ur head and how to adapt to change also if any mummies can brave it tell me ur story where you might have lost it cos its so taboo u feel like the only one that cant keep it together sometimes. please help!!! i wanna be the best mummy i can to my daughter!