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Help - baby screams without mummy

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xxwiresxx Thu 01-Sep-11 21:53:39

My little boy is 11 weeks and he's always been settled when someone else has looked after him. But for the past week he has started screaming if he is held by or left with anyone else (including his dad). Has anyone else been through this or got any suggestions on how best make sure he's calm with other people?

MagnumIcecreamAddict Thu 01-Sep-11 22:05:12

My LO was like this. Always clingy as a little baby but got worse around the 3 month point.

Just stick him in a sling and carry on. I panicked at the time I was going to make him a dreafully clingy baby by "pandering" to his crying, but now know (14m) this is nonsense! Mine's now an incredibly active, social and outgoing toddler! Once he's confident you are there for him he'll back off on the clinginess.

If he likes bathtime maybe his dad could do that without you?

It'll pass. Go with it and use it as a good excuse to sit and cuddle him!

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