I have a needy 8 month old

Ashley - posted on 08/10/2016 ( 1 mom has responded )




Hello I have an 8 month old baby who is very needy. I cannot put her down her pack n play, bouncy or she will freak out I tried the whole " let them cry it out" an it hasn't worked. She won't crawl n I have to hold her all the time it has gotten has gotten so bad that she has to be in Ber with me to sleep n if I get up an she rolls over n I am not there she will freak out! I need help please!!!!! She is my 5th kid and the only one that has ever done this.


Dove - posted on 08/10/2016




She's pretty normal. Some babies are like this. Do not leave her to cry, but you absolutely can set her down next to you for a few minutes while you do something and talk to her the whole time. Are your older kids old enough to try and entertain her for a few minutes while you leave the room? Keep doing it, but only for a few minutes at a time unless/until she stops freaking out for those few minutes (and when she gets to that point you can increase the time that you are not holding her or that you are out of the room). She'll get there in her own time.

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