Am I the only one who feels this way?

Michelle - posted on 06/04/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )

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Since i had my daughter, im nervous to leave her home with her dad. It may be becasue I do everything for her when shes upset like feed her and chane her diper and everything.. he only helps when Im busy doing something. But am I the only one who feels this way? I know hes a good dad and everything but im just a little nervous..

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Mellissa - posted on 06/06/2010

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I understand I didnt go back to work until my daughter was 3 mnths i was so scared 2 leave her with her daddy also but, You'll think about her all the time and you'll check up on her also thats what i did lol. she will be fine with out you for a few hours each day!! Good Luck

Katherine Leslie - posted on 06/06/2010

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I am sorry to all you mommies that have this but I didn't I only couldn't leave our sons with daddy since I am the bottle and I take them everywhere I go. so he couldnt' really help in that part. I hate pumping.. But when my oldest didnt want to nurse anymore I had no problem with letting daddy have him. but then daddy became an over the road turcker and that was the end for me to get out or alone. now daddy is a local driver so I leave both boys with him whenever I can. even more when my second son stopped breastfeeding. because of our pregnancy. sorry you feel that way. good luck and it will get easier with time and the more kids you have...

Debbie - posted on 06/06/2010

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When I look back now to how anxious I was with my first baby!! I didn't even like to have her in a different room to me and would take her basinette into different rooms of the house with me. Your maternal, protective instincts are obviously very strong and very natural. That being said, please let yourself have some space from bubs, even just a short walk by yourself if that's all you can cope with to start. You will need that bit of you time to survive this motherhood journey!!

Amber - posted on 06/04/2010

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when my son was born at first i was nervous about leaving him with his daddy b/c i stay at home with our son all the time .... but i got over it b/c i knew hes a good daddy and will take care of him, its not rocket science.lol

Joelle - posted on 06/04/2010

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It's normal. I didn't leave my daughter home alone with daddy for a wile. He's a great dad, I just...couldn't do it. But the older she got, the easier it was. They have to put in enough time to be worthy. ;)

Lydia - posted on 06/04/2010

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That is normal. I was like this with both of my children. It will get better older she gets. Mommies are the best and we do it the best thats all that is =). It has nothing to do how good of a dad your hubby might be, we`re just better. Plus we have that special bond with the little once, common we felt them for so long in our bellies. Trust me you are not the only one feeling this way. Congrats by the way

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