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8 month old baby boy.

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ReggiesMummy Sun 23-Oct-16 08:18:07

Hi all,

Just a quick question..

What is everyone's thoughts on sleeping naked when having an 8 month old in the same bed?

Reggie is 8 months old and sleeps in his own bed all night, sometimes in the morning, if he's still a bit grizzly, I put him in bed with me.

Now, I sleep naked (in just knickers), and I always have done. But whenever Reggie is in bed with me I have a dressing gown on. If I'm going to have a dose with Reggie I find it impossible wearing a massive dressing gown, however can not sleep in any sort of clothing!

I was just wondering everyone's views on sleeping partially naked with their baby in the bed.

I've read a couple of stories and people saying it's 'perverted'.. but I carried Reggie for 9 months, I gave birth to him.. surely having a nap in the same bed partially naked is not perverted?

Any views on this? Please xx

redheadbarmaid Sun 23-Oct-16 08:47:32

Of course it's not perverted, seems one of the most natural things in the world to me.
Babies love skin to skin contact ime. U go for it op

ReggiesMummy Sun 23-Oct-16 14:19:54

To me it's not perverted at all, I think just reading some comments from other people made me feel bad? Which is stupid. He's my son. Thank you for your opinion x

PotatoBread Sun 23-Oct-16 14:21:18

Not perverted at all to do this with your 8 month old son. I would find people who suggested it was slightly odd tbh.

redheadbarmaid Sun 23-Oct-16 16:34:09

Agree with potato, it's other people who are being odd, certainly not you

Matchstickbox Sun 23-Oct-16 16:35:24

Nah not issue at all. Skin to skin is good for both of you.

ReggiesMummy Sun 23-Oct-16 18:36:43

Thank you all for your comments, makes me feel much better. I think the media and things like that make everyone feel they have to stop doing things with their child, which are completely normal! Xx

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