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Thank God! A book that doesn't tell me what to and actually leaves me feeling rather good!!!!

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beansprout Sun 23-Jan-05 21:14:00

Am reading "What Mothers Do (especially when it looks like nothing)" by Naomi Stadlen. Has anyone else read this? It talks about what we do and how we feel, but in a very realistic way. It is based on lots of discussions with mothers and has chapters on comforting, how everything we do has to be interupptable, how much of a shock it all is and so on.
Ds is nearly 3 months and I feel utterly relieved to have found a book that leaves me feeling that I am doing things right rather than not quite well enough.

Has anyone else read this?

weightwatchingwaterwitch Sun 23-Jan-05 21:14:59

Ooh no, but I picked it up in Borders and iirc liked the look of it but was distracted by screaming babe and so had to go.

Evesmama Sun 23-Jan-05 21:15:28

where did you get it from? sounds like what i could do with

beansprout Sun 23-Jan-05 21:16:51

Just ordered it from Amazon. Read an article in the Grauniad and thought "I like the sound of that". Can't recommend it highly enough.

Gobbledigook Sun 23-Jan-05 21:19:35

Sounds fab - thanks for that!

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