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Are your maternal instinct natural or do/did you have to work hard at it???

just curious!

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Asked by mommy2_twins at 6:04 PM on Feb. 24, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • natural

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:05 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • I just bumped this because I wonder the same thing! I am pregnant with my first and have so little experience with kids I am hoping it's a natural sort of thing!

    Answer by angelmommy11 at 6:05 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • love you signnatural all the way , and very good at  it.


    Answer by letstalk747 at 6:05 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • i Still work at it - I never had them... I thought of course I would, but they just aren't there -all that came with was worry and guilt and constant fear.. I never know what I am doing and I'm constantly reading and educating myself in areas- I wish I was like many who have them instantly

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 6:06 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • natural

    Answer by jenn4443 at 6:07 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • I had to and still have to work at it...and sometimes downright,fake it.. I used to feel guilty about it but not anymore. I'm as good a mother to my child as someone who has those instincts naturally.

    Answer by Raccoon at 6:08 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Maternal instincts or as I like to call it motherly instincts come natural.My motherly instincts kicked in before I even found out that I was pregnant. I was five months along with my first before I knew, but my motherly instincts were already there.

    Answer by mimioester at 6:11 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • I'll admit I'm not a natural by any means..... and i'm a little bummed about it!

    Comment by mommy2_twins (original poster) at 6:12 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • natural about most things EVERYONE needs a little advice from time to time

    Answer by VDietrich at 6:17 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Natural, when I was pregnant I was yelling at my coworkers to be careful all the time. I kept having the feeling I needed to protect people.

    Answer by at 6:50 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

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