Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you need help urgently, please see our domestic violence webguide and/or relationships webguide, which can point you to expert advice and support.

Daddy Baby Worries

(3 Posts)
Beianroes Sat 08-Oct-16 18:37:51

My husband cannot settle our little girl, she normally wants to be played with so makes grunting noises, my husband has a very stressful job and likes to relax by playing on the xbox, how do I tell him that all she wants is for his undivided attention without it sounding like I am moaning at him?

eyebrowsonfleek Sat 08-Oct-16 18:48:10

How old is your baby and how often does your h try to settle her?

I'm a mum of 3 big kids and whether or not they settled as babies was a case of roulette - I would not have betted on whether baby wanted to be settled with bouncing or gentle stroking. Only 1 of them liked a sling when tiny and tbh depending on the game, you could argue that the music/sound effects are interesting or calming for babies.

Aussiebean Sat 08-Oct-16 19:14:36

Get him to watch you hoe you do it a couple of times then leave him to it.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now