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Baby screams when held by others

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PopcornFiend Sat 26-Mar-16 13:37:55

DD2 is 4.5 months old. In the last couple of days she has been held by 2 elderly neighbour friends, both of whom she has seen occasionally before so not total strangers. After less than a minute of being held on their laps, she SCREAMED bloody murder and only calmed down when I took her back.

I'm really worried as I go back to work in 5 weeks and she will be going to a childminder, who we are having a few settling in sessions with soon, but what if she screams with her too? Also we are going out for the first time just DH and I in a few weeks, and one of the elderly neighbours is going to babysit - I'm just so worried DD will be distressed.

Any advice?

Chocolatteaddict1 Sat 26-Mar-16 13:41:28

It's really tough, dd was the same.

We had to wait untill dd was in bed so we could go out. She wouldn't even go to mil,FIL ect..

I ended up giving work up because dd was so stressed out and she could rage/cry for hours if I left her at nursary sad

Sorry no advice but completly understand how you feel.

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