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help!

this is my first son and i spoiled him soo much! i hold him too much now he dont want to go in his swing or nothing all he wants is to be held and i cant do that all the time i tryed elmo and he used to love elmo i need advised and qiuck please!

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Oct7thMrs.Myers

Asked by Oct7thMrs.Myers at 6:56 PM on Aug. 18, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • let him fuss
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:58 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • If he can sit up a little, get an exersaucer/ bouning thing. The entertainment will make him forget what you are doing.
    dancinintherain

    Answer by dancinintherain at 6:59 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • Put him in a wrap and wear him. You can get stuff done and he will be happy, content and feel loved.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:00 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • There's nothing wrong with letting him fuss it out and if anything at all get a carrier and carry him around in it.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 7:02 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • As mean as this sounds, if you know hes alright & is crying just because he wants to be held, Let him cry it out....
    lilmoosesmom

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 7:02 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • babies can not be 'spoiled' IMO and if he wants to be held then show him u love him and hold him. easiest way to keep him near u and still get stuff done is with a baby carrier/wrap and if you need to do something that you can't hold him while doing (ie cooking dinner, taking a shower, peeing, etc) get a bouncy chair or exersaucer for him to sit in NEAR you so he knows you're still there. talk to him all the time that you're busy so he feels safe and secure. some children just need more security from mom then others but that doesn't mean he's "spoiled"...
    DreainCO

    Answer by DreainCO at 7:09 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • You can't hold a baby too much. And CIO can cause horrid stress hormone build up that can disrupt sleep in the long term.

    Wear the baby. Carrier, sling, or wrap.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 11:07 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • You CANNOT spoil an infant. PERIOD. Holding is NOT spoiling...they are programmed to be held.

    A SLING will really help you.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:45 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Babies are supposed to be held all the time. Get a carrier and you can hold your baby all the time.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 12:48 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • I used a sling with my son cuz he was the same way
    noahsmommy12908

    Answer by noahsmommy12908 at 4:28 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

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