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What was your favortie thing about you child being a newborn?

Mine would have to be being able to hold him all the time. Now that he can walk, he doesn't want to be held hardly ever.

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PhoenixsMommy10

Asked by PhoenixsMommy10 at 10:51 AM on Mar. 20, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I never had to chase him anywhere
    febmom007

    Answer by febmom007 at 10:52 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • them sleeping on my chest and cooing and the oh so soft and squishy feeling. our friends just came over yesterday with their newest baby. shes just a month old and oh so precious. i could hold her forever. i miss when my kids were little babies like that. oh and the smell. i miss the smell of a newborn.
    laura970

    Answer by laura970 at 10:56 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • The piece & quiet we had before they could talk,,,,, priceless. lol. My house sometimes sounds like we have 4-5 kids here but it's only 2. But wouldn't change it for anything.
    Danni143

    Answer by Danni143 at 10:58 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • see i liked 6 months and older better than newborns. I was a stressed out mess when my kids were newborns
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:03 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • couldnt talk, walk, get into things, slept!!
    3HappylKidds

    Answer by 3HappylKidds at 11:07 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Having an excuse to NAP! A child sleeping on my chest, especially my own, was the fastest way to knock me out. Now my kids are 4 and 7 1/2 and it sounds like I have elephants in my house all the time.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 11:17 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Everything I love babies.;)
    incarnita

    Answer by incarnita at 11:18 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • I love babies... as long as they are someone elses'!! LOL! Other than that, I liked mine when they were older....
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 11:27 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • I loved watching them fall asleep. I could tell the exact moment that they were truly asleep and it always made me feel... I don't know, I can't even describe it
    Nicoles2LilRams

    Answer by Nicoles2LilRams at 11:33 AM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • The way they used to fall asleep in me and I would fall asleep with them. There's something powerful about a newborn sleeping. Or when I was breastfeeding them and they finally learned to latch. Watching their jaw move and hearing them gulp contentedly..

    Sigh..no more babies. I know that they don't stay like that forever.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 12:35 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

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