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Does your baby favor you or dad?

The surveys say even a baby as young as 3 mos favors the primary care giver as young as 3 mos.


Asked by MyAngel003 at 8:51 AM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (24)
  • my baby girl is a mommas girl we call her a velcro baby b/c she is velcro'ed to my hip lol

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 9:45 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • My son favored me until he was about a year old - from that time on it's been ALL about Dad!

    Answer by missanc at 8:53 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • my oldest and my baby love me to death. my middle son has beem obsessed with daddy from a very early age for some reason

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:55 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • My daughter was all about me until just recently. But daddy worked out of state quite a bit in her first years. Now that we've moved, and he's gotten a new job where he's home every night, she's a big time daddy's girl. Especially after spending 6 weeks this summer away from him. We got home, and now daddy's the coolest thing ever. I think she missed him.

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 9:01 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I'm a stay at home mom and my son loves on me all day, but when daddy gets home, all he wants is to be held by daddy. However, if I leave him alone with my husband he cries for me after a little while. Its like he wants to be held and played with by his father, but I need to be in the room lol

    Answer by GingerMom33 at 9:48 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Me for sure. But as they have aged, daddy is always the one they want when they want to get wild! lol

    Answer by khedy at 9:55 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Both my kids favored me as infants. My son is now 3 and splits his favoritism depending on the day, but if he's really upset, I'm always the one he comes to. My daughter is 11 months so she's still very much a Mama's girl. I think when she gets a bit older though she will tend to favor Daddy more as Daddy's little girl.

    Answer by jacksmom3707 at 10:31 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • My four-month old daughter definitely favors me, but it's primarily because she loves to boob! :) My son is 2 and still somewhat favors me... unless he wants a cookie, then he knows that daddy is the one he should run to! :)

    Answer by arouthier at 10:44 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • An infant as young as minutes old can favor one parent over the other.
    Both of my kids come to me when they're upset or tired. However, my 10 month old daughter prefers my husband most days when she's happy and ready to play. My almost two year old son prefers me regardless.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:28 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • When she's hurt or scared she wants daddy and no one else. But most of the time it's me!

    Answer by NellysMommy at 5:23 PM on Sep. 2, 2010