Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

Am i the only one who feels horrible on shot day?

My daughter just had her shots at 6 months and i swear i cried as much as she did it breaks my heart to see her so sad and hurt am i the only one?

Answer Question
 
krissii

Asked by krissii at 1:22 AM on Apr. 14, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 15 (2,127 Credits)
Answers (10)
  • I always feel terrible. I don't cry though. I just snuggle up with him and give him plenty of extra lovin that day. I always get him a little gift as well- nothing to expensive.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 1:24 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • i'm thinking the crying could have to do with pregnancy hormones but we just had a long cuddle and a good teary cry
    krissii

    Comment by krissii (original poster) at 1:27 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I will admit after I had my kids I would tear up. I hate seeing my kids cry especially when it comes to shots
    tnvplus2

    Answer by tnvplus2 at 1:27 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • As bad as it makes me feel, I know that I'd rather put them through immunization day rather than catching a disease that would be MUCH worse for them to deal with.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 1:31 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • i did all the time now i'm just happy it's every 2 years but it's going to start all over again in a few months so i should brace myself again
    Lynnsae

    Answer by Lynnsae at 1:44 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I cried the first time, and I still get emotional, but I know it's short term pain for the long term good. It's no fun letting someone hurt your baby, though! Hugs, mama!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 2:40 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Yes, it's emotional, but you're doing something that only hurts a little now to prevent it from hurting a LOT later. Turn away when they give the shots if it's hard to watch, then hold and soothe your baby. A little juice or ice cream never hurt either... (((HUGS!)))
    Droyal14u

    Answer by Droyal14u at 2:57 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • i get a little hurt when i see the shot go in but other than that i know it's whats good for them and minutes later they won't remember
    kyleighsmama07

    Answer by kyleighsmama07 at 7:20 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • My 6-month-old just got her shots on Monday, too. I never enjoy it. I cuddle with her and then sing songs to her as we make our way home.
    DragonflyGirls

    Answer by DragonflyGirls at 10:21 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I hate when they have to get shots!! I used to make their dad stay in with them while i waited outside for them because I just couldn't handle seeing their happy little faces fall. :-(
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 10:23 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Babies (0-12 months)
Sleeping patterns?

Next question overall (Health)
Have you ever bunion?

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN