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Why do ppl say they slept like a baby when in all reailty a baby wakes up every 3 hours wanting to eat?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Oct. 23, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Because it's one of those lies propagated for preservation of the species. If people knew what babies were really like, they'd refuse to have them. **grin**
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:12 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • good question maybe its cause when a baby sleeps they are peaceful if only for a moment or two
    gothmama91

    Answer by gothmama91 at 9:13 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • HaHa , I so agree with first post. I forgot what I was gonna write now LOL.....
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 9:16 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • My husband has made this observation before. When someone says they slept like a baby he asks them "So you woke up 3 times, shit yourself, and woke up crying?".
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:28 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • my baby slept pretty good when she was a baby.
    kathynej7142007

    Answer by kathynej7142007 at 9:29 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Because it's one of those lies propagated for preservation of the species. If people knew what babies were really like, they'd refuse to have them. **grin**

    That has the makings of a great Trojan commercial
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:32 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • My baby "sleeps like a baby" since he was 3 months old he has been doing 12 hour nights w/o waking up
    OwensMama824

    Answer by OwensMama824 at 9:52 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Lol! It was SO funny when McCain made the comment after Obama won, "I slept like a baby. Woke up every couple of hours and cried!"
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 9:53 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • Ha ha ha!! Good question!
    I'm going to start saying...."I slept like a corpse!" Now THAT'S sleeping! ;-)
    HomeMakin94

    Answer by HomeMakin94 at 9:54 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

  • When my daughter was a newborn, I was a full time college student. In order to breastfeed, I would have to feed her right before I left for class. So I would have to wake her right before, and at times that was nearly impossible. I would wake have to completely undress her and sprinkle a bit of water on her before she'd wake up. I'm guessing that's where the term comes from. It's how deep babies sleep, not how long.
    toriandgrace

    Answer by toriandgrace at 9:55 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

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