New Mom Secrets: I Faked Being Sick to Get Out of a Night Feeding

Jennie Canzoneri

It's hard being a new mom (or even an experienced mom to a new baby) and sometimes we do things we know we shouldn't, despite what all the experts say. But this is a safe place to share your secrets—we won't tell.

This Week's Secret:

My husband and I take turns with night feedings and sometimes I just can't get out of bed, so I fake not feeling well so he'll get up. I know my husband is tired too, and I always feel guilty the next day, but sometimes I just can't help it.  -- anonymous





Do you ever try to get out of night feedings?

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We all have secrets and opinions—so thanks to this brave mom for sharing her honest thoughts, and thank you for keeping this conversation nonjudgmental!

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