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My baby seems to hate me

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puthyjip43 Tue 25-Mar-14 08:26:13

My nearly 5 month old seems to really hate me sometimes, she will stare at me for ages with a look of complete contempt.. Also punch and kick me really hard. She scream and screams when she is alone with me. I never wanted a baby, it was a complete accident to become pregnant but I love her with all my heart now.
Sometimes I feel like she knows this? It's all a bit 'we need to talk about Kevin' at the moment.
With my dh she is a joy and he can't understand why I find it so hard all day long with her whilst he's at work

TheGreatHunt Tue 25-Mar-14 08:31:26

No no no of course she doesn't.

Have you spoken the health visitor about this?

Also do you smile around her?

JuniperHeartwand Tue 25-Mar-14 09:05:14

Your DP is a novelty which is why he gets her best side. You are a fixture so she is comfortable being happy, sad, grumpy, just herself with you.

A five month old doesn't hate you or anyone, you know logically this is a strange thing to think? You are projecting your thoughts onto her behaviour, it's your interpretation.

Are you getting out and about every day? I found my baby was less screamy when we went for a walk.

Speak to your GP or HV, consider whether you're depressed.

VanGogh Tue 25-Mar-14 09:10:41

Do you go to any classes or groups together?
Breaking up the day can help

mummytime Tue 25-Mar-14 09:32:16

Listen to what JupiterHeartwand said

Ginnytonic82 Tue 25-Mar-14 18:17:28

My little guy sometimes does this but I think he was getting bored just having me for company! Do you go out to many groups? I've found going swimming, shopping or even just going for a coffee means Ds is getting a change of scenery and is less grumpy. Also since he's developed an interest in the dog he seems happier. He sits staring at her as she sleeps!

goldilocksnadthethreeboys Tue 25-Mar-14 18:22:17

Oh gosh no, she doesn't hate you, speak to your HV or GP, try to get out morning and afternoon, a walk around the park or to a friends house for a coffee, find some local groups, I found this difficult as I am naturally shy, but made some really good friends. remember you are not on your own, ask for help if you need it

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