Man Falls Asleep While Watching Daughter: AITA?

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Being a new parent can be exhausting. This father found himself in a tough spot when his wife left him alone with their 7-month-old daughter. After working long hours and dealing with sleepless nights, he couldn't help but doze off when his daughter fell asleep in his arms. But when he woke up, his wife was furious. Was he in the wrong for taking a nap with his daughter? Read on to find out the details and give your opinion.

Struggling new dad shares the reality of parenthood 😴👶

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Father falls asleep while holding daughter. 😴

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Father defends sleeping with daughter, wife disagrees 😴👨‍👧

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AITA? Let's find out 👀

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👶😴 Man falls asleep while watching daughter: AITA?

Having a young child can be exhausting, and one father (m27) found this out the hard way. While watching his 7-month-old daughter alone, he fell asleep with her in his arms. When his wife (f29) returned and found him asleep, she was furious and accused him of being irresponsible. The father doesn't see the issue but wants to know if he's in the wrong. Read on to see what people have to say about this situation.

Napping with your baby on the sofa is dangerous. #SafeSleep

titancrisp | titancrisp

Napping is NTA, but sleeping on the couch is YTA. Safety first! ⛑️

Sequence_Of_Symbols | Sequence_Of_Symbols

Falling asleep with your baby on the couch can be a suffocation risk 😴 YTA for not acknowledging the mistake.

nnv321 | nnv321

Co-sleeping on a couch is dangerous 😱. Soft YTA for OP.

KrakenFluffer | KrakenFluffer

Father falls asleep with infant, wife educates him about safety. YTA 😴👶

throwaway20698059 | throwaway20698059

Sleeping while watching a child: A dangerous situation 😴⚠️

gigatension | gigatension

Unsafe sleep practices: YTA for dismissing wife's concerns 😴😴

DangerousWrangler572 | DangerousWrangler572

Falling asleep with a baby on a sofa: gentle YTA.

PrimePassion | PrimePassion

Father falls asleep while watching daughter: wife takes over. YTA.

Ksanral | Ksanral

N T A for sleeping, but YTA for sleeping with the baby in your arms 😱

lassie86 | lassie86

Falling asleep while watching your daughter: YTA or NAH?

mzpljc | mzpljc

Sleeping with your baby can be dangerous. YTA.

bibbiddybobbidyboo | bibbiddybobbidyboo

Sleeping dad gets YTA judgment for risking baby's safety 😴👶

kata389 | kata389

Falling asleep with your daughter in your arms? Yikes! 😬

alaskadotpink | alaskadotpink

Falling asleep with a child in your arms: YTA?

JudgeJed100 | JudgeJed100

Falling asleep with an infant: YTA for risking baby's safety 😴👶

Aggravating_Secret_7 | Aggravating_Secret_7

Don't risk your baby's life by falling asleep. 😴 YTA.

penguin_squeak | penguin_squeak

Put your daughter's safety first! Don't be an a**hole 😠

heathertidwell7 | heathertidwell7

Falling asleep with your child in an unsafe situation: YTA 😴💤

IllustratorSlow1614 | IllustratorSlow1614

Parenting fail? YTA for not being responsible enough 😴

tomtomclubthumb | tomtomclubthumb

Napping with the baby: Soft YTA. Safe sleep is crucial. 😴

BinkiesForLife_05 | BinkiesForLife_05

Deep sleep or bad parenting? 🤔

apri08101989 | apri08101989

Ignoring safety advice for parenting: YTA according to comments.

lrdxhu | lrdxhu

New parents argue over a dangerous mistake: ESH.

thethrowaway212134 | thethrowaway212134

Sleeping while holding a baby is dangerous, but NTA overall. 💤👶

twosteppsatatime | twosteppsatatime

Father criticized for dangerous sleeping habits with baby: YTA

goodandfine | goodandfine

Sleeping with baby in arms: YTA for risking danger 😴👶

ktthao | ktthao

Falling asleep while watching your child: mistake or A-hole move? 😴

LollipopThrowAway- | LollipopThrowAway-

Falling asleep while holding a baby: innocent mistake or negligence?

Puzzle__head | Puzzle__head

Parenting is tough, mistakes happen. Apologize and learn. 👍

comfortablynumb0629 | comfortablynumb0629

Father falls asleep with infant: endangers baby, YTA.

Bitter-Conflict-4089 | Bitter-Conflict-4089

Parent falls asleep while holding baby: YTA.

Healy_ | Healy_

Curious about the situation, replies yet to come. 🤔

PanicAtTheGaslight | PanicAtTheGaslight

Falling asleep while holding a 7mo baby unsafely: YTA 😴👶

Sidiam13 | Sidiam13

Parenting debate: YTA for falling asleep with baby on lap?

AmayaKatana | AmayaKatana

Sleeping with child on couch: not safe. Soft YTA.

jammeyvabg | jammeyvabg

Sleeping with baby in arms: YTA, safety first 🚫💤

GillianSeed85 | GillianSeed85

Sleeping with baby on chest: YTA or NAH?

pnutbuttercups56 | pnutbuttercups56

Falling asleep while holding your child can be dangerous. YTA.

ResolutionTiny6135 | ResolutionTiny6135

Heartbreaking cautionary tale about falling asleep while holding a baby 😢

tester33333 | tester33333

Learn the ABC's of safe sleep: YTA called out.

NickelPickle2018 | NickelPickle2018

Father falls asleep while holding baby, wife gets angry: INFO

rotatingruhnama | rotatingruhnama

Sleeping father's actions caused injury to baby daughter. Yikes! 😴💤

Rare_Teaching_4069 | Rare_Teaching_4069

Sleepy dad gets roasted: YTA for falling asleep on baby

buttnuget69 | buttnuget69

Falling asleep with a baby: A dangerous mistake 😴⚠️

Dry_Ask5493 | Dry_Ask5493

Unsafe sleep practices: YTA for risking your daughter's safety 😴💤

PlushieTushie | PlushieTushie

Sleep when the baby sleeps but don't risk their safety 😴👶

Graceful-Garbage | Graceful-Garbage

Put baby in safe spot before sleeping, YTA commenter!

Elt1357 | Elt1357

Parenting PSA: Always prioritize your child's safety 💥 YTA

tatersprout | tatersprout

Safety first! Putting the baby in a crib is crucial.

aesras628 | aesras628

Falling asleep while watching a child: YTA and it could be unsafe 😴👶

qwinzelle75 | qwinzelle75

Tired parents debate safety concerns of sleeping with infant 😴

LadyF16 | LadyF16

New parent learns valuable lesson on proper sleep recommendations. ESH.

theoreticalsandmore | theoreticalsandmore