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bumbly Wed 29-Aug-07 15:33:25

who cant seem to position her 5 1/2 week newborn on her shoulder for winding like everyone else seems to??

am useless really

it just feels so awckward as LO so WOBBLY

argh!!!!!!!

Phono Wed 29-Aug-07 15:35:16

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harleyd Wed 29-Aug-07 15:37:00

you could just sit baby upright on your knee holding under the chin. this worked for mine

bumbly Wed 29-Aug-07 15:38:42

tried that! but he is so heavy now too

am clumsy clutz

feel inept really as am this mother that can't do what most other first time mothers do so naturally

bumbly Wed 29-Aug-07 15:39:09

under chin yes i can do! at least that!

Phono Wed 29-Aug-07 15:47:17

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popsycal Wed 29-Aug-07 15:48:36

I could not do it with ds1 until he was older. I find if you lean back a little it helps. Aim your chest for her stomach

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