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If you “hope you don’t have to”

Posted by Sandra on July 16, 2008

 

Then why would you do it at all?

I read so many posts on boards with women that “hope they don’t have to” let their baby CIO to train (ugh) them to sleep.

Or they start a question with “I don’t want to debate”.  And this topic always gets very heated and ugly on birth boards, often leading to threads being locked and posters being banned. 

Doesn’t that mean that somewhere, deep down in your soul, you KNOW that CIO could be wrong?  I mean, I hope I don’t kill my child.  I hope I don’t blow my house up.  I hope I don’t die tomorrow.  I don’t have to hope I won’t leave my baby alone in a room to cry himself asleep and give up on her mama – this is a conscious choice that I get to make.

Just thinkin’ about how people word things, and how it’s clear that they KNOW this is not the right choice to make, otherwise they wouldn’t have the feelings that they “hope they don’t have to”.

Your choice is your choice – you are the parent.  I hope you’re making an educated choice, and explored your options.  And if you have to wonder if you’re right, and defend your choice allllll the time, then maybe you’re not.  Good luck.

‘sall.

 

https://geriatricmama.wordpress.com/2007/06/02/cio-information/

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