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Attachment Mamas

This is a group for all the proud attachment parents. The ones that sleep with their baby, carry their baby or wear them in sling, for the moms that do not practice cry-it-out, do not spank and take a loving, gentle and natural course to parenting.

Members: 39
Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2017

Not sure what this 'Attachment Parenting' thing is?
Before I gave birth to my baby girl I had never heard of Attachment Parenting. I just knew, after her birth, that the way I wanted to raise her, the way that felt natural and 'right' was not the way others were telling me to raise her. I think one day I googled 'holding your baby' or something similar and came upon a series of AP links.

A light went off, a smile came to my face. I thought, 'I am not alone. I am not wrong. There are others that think and feel as I do.' It was a big moment for me, seeing the way I felt coming out of the mouths of others.
Here are the 8 Principles of Attachment Parenting, as listed from API (Attachment Parenting International) click on them for the full explanation:

  1. Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting 
  2. Feed with Love and Respect 
  3. Respond with Sensitivity 
  4. Use Nurturing Touch 
  5. Ensure Safe Sleep, Physically and Emotionally 
  6. Provide Consistent and Loving Care 
  7. Practice Positive Discipline 
  8. Strive for Balance in Personal and Family Life

This is a very good link to the Attachment Parenting International Blog; API Speaks, which explains a lot more and includes informative links to articles/blogs by parents and experts alike that pratice and/or encourage APing.

Anyone else have a good link I should be posting here that explains the dynamics of APing? Send me a message on my profile (or just post it here, if you would rather) and I will put it up here!

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Comment by Esha on May 11, 2010 at 1:56am
Hi Ladies! My name is LaMiesha but everyone calls me Esha. I'm a Mama to a 2 year old princess. I knew from the beginning that I wanted to practice AP. But no one I knew practiced this. I still feel alone sometimes. I've been criticized by my Mom and Sister for my choice in parenting. But, it works for my husband and I and we aren't changing a thing! I want to learn more about positive discipline. Especially when it comes to her having tantrums in a store!! So embarassing!
Comment by Sarah <3 on May 11, 2010 at 1:21am
Hi Darcel, thanks so much for joining!
Comment by Darcel on May 10, 2010 at 11:06pm
Hello ladies. I'm Darcel Ap mama to two girls 5 and almost 3. We're expecting our 3rd any day now.
We fell into Attachment Parenting, and it seemed so natural to us.
Comment by Buzz Buzz Moo Moo on May 10, 2010 at 8:20pm
It just seems logical to me, am I naive? We waited a long time to have our son and maybe I just hang out with like minded moms but why would I have a child to NOT do those things on the list. I think Attachment Parent and Good Parenting are or should be one in the same. We don't CD every time; we mostly, we did let him CIO for a few days after co-sleeping for a year and we are nursing and he is a very happy, very loved child.
Comment by Sarah <3 on May 10, 2010 at 1:18pm
Hi Maranda!
I am glad things have worked out so well for you! It just reaffirms that AP can and does work for those of us that do not have the 'proof' in our hands yet, so to speak.

Thanks for joining! :)
Comment by Alison Wright on May 10, 2010 at 12:23pm
Thanks Sarah. :) And hello everyone else.
Comment by Sarah <3 on May 10, 2010 at 12:20pm
Thanks for joining Alison ;)
Comment by Alison Wright on May 10, 2010 at 9:35am
Oh and I CD! Some of the time. I've been bad with it lol.
Comment by Alison Wright on May 10, 2010 at 9:35am
Wooooooohoooo. Here I am!

Haha. :) I co-slept and nursed my first son for over 2 years. And wore him until about that time as well until I became PG with the 2nd one. Whom I'm wearing and nursing and co-sleeping with as well. My little snuggly boys. <3

I am here to support! And... all of that warm fuzzy stuff. :)
Comment by Buzz Buzz Moo Moo on May 8, 2010 at 7:36pm
I agree, supporting each other is a great thing, even if we agree or mostly agree to each other choices. That's why choices exist, so we can make the decisions for ourselves.
I started writing a post on extended breastfeeding and found a website about it and the definition of "extended" is if your child is over a year and the writer went on to say "don't be surprised if people comment on the fact that you are STILL breastfeeding" What? Are you kidding me? Stop judging and be supportive. This was a pro nursing website...augh. :)

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