Mom Snaps: Tells Sister-in-Law to Stop Treating Her Baby as Her Own 😱

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Imagine having a newborn baby and being excited to bond with your little one, only to have someone else constantly trying to take over. That's exactly what happened to this new mom, who found herself in a difficult situation with her sister-in-law. Her sister-in-law had tragically lost her baby boy four months prior, and it seems she's been trying to fill the void with her nephew. But when she starts treating the baby as her own, the new mom finally snaps! 😤👶

The Tragic Loss 💔

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The Generous Donation 🎁

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The Unwanted Formula 🍼

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The Overstepping Begins 😒

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The Unwanted Help 🙅‍♀️

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The Emotional Attachment 😢

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The Boundary Crossing 🚧

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The Nickname Issue 😠

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The Final Straw 🤬

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The Family Fallout 💥

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The Aftermath 🌪

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New Mom's Desperate Plea: Let Me Bond with My Baby! 😩

This new mom just wanted to bond with her baby, but her sister-in-law's constant presence and overstepping made it nearly impossible. After her sister-in-law insisted on taking the baby for a sleepover, the new mom finally snapped, telling her to stop treating her baby as her own. Unfortunately, this led to a major family fallout, with her brother and mother siding against her. Now, she's left feeling guilty, but all she ever wanted was to bond with her baby without interference. 😢 Let's see what the internet thinks of this emotional situation...

NTA but SIL needs help and clear boundaries. 🙏

longleggedgiraffe | longleggedgiraffe

NTA. Commenters express concern for SIL's mental health and potential danger.


Set boundaries with SIL and prioritize your baby's well-being 🙌

PotentialityKnocks | PotentialityKnocks

Protect your baby and prioritize your needs first. 💪🏻

Bug_a_boo_Mama | Bug_a_boo_Mama

NTA- Get out of that house. They need therapy badly 😱

RavenclawHG08 | RavenclawHG08

Urgent advice to leave and take baby for safety concerns 😱

littlebird206 | littlebird206

Setting boundaries with a grieving SIL who needs therapy 🚧

Sharikacat | Sharikacat

Feeling ganged up on? Consider leaving 👋

silent_whisper89 | silent_whisper89

Heartbreaking NTA comment about losing a child, with supportive replies 💔

BrawlersBawlersAnd | BrawlersBawlersAnd

Set boundaries with in-laws, prioritize bonding time with your baby 👨🏻👶🏻

maxanne234 | maxanne234

NTA, return their stuff and seek counseling for healthy boundaries 🙌

Rgirl4 | Rgirl4

Setting boundaries with family members can be tough 😢

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NTA. SIL needs therapy, cut her off and bond with baby 😱

Laquila | Laquila

A delicate situation, but the mother has every right to bond.

Inspector-Birdie4 | Inspector-Birdie4

Set boundaries with grieving SIL who's treating your baby as hers 😱

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

Commenter suggests therapy for sister-in-law's boundary-crossing behavior.

ellahood2003 | ellahood2003

Breastfeeding mom sets boundaries with possessive sister-in-law 😱

jairatraci | jairatraci

Setting boundaries with family as a new mom 🙏

Karenina2931 | Karenina2931

Hilarious comment about inappropriate family behavior 😂

demon_fae | demon_fae

Understanding the family dynamics and grief of all parties 👥

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NAH commenter suggests a calm conversation with SIL for boundaries 🙌

Maximum_System_7819 | Maximum_System_7819

Setting boundaries with a grieving family member. NTA. 🙌

Mareepsheep99 | Mareepsheep99

Commenter calls out OP's lack of sympathy towards SIL's loss 😱

sumtingswong | sumtingswong

Setting boundaries with family over baby's identity 😱

Past_Perspective_625 | Past_Perspective_625

ESH, but OP's response was too harsh 😕

littlefiddle05 | littlefiddle05

NTA. Setting boundaries with family is important for your wellbeing 🙌

henchwench89 | henchwench89

Stand your ground and prioritize your baby's needs. 👊

Reddity-hot-tea | Reddity-hot-tea

New mom gets support after sister-in-law oversteps boundaries 👏

Mytuucents8819 | Mytuucents8819

Encouraging comment, but highlights need for grief counseling 🙏

raduniversity | raduniversity

NTA - Brother and SIL need grief counselling, not a replacement baby 😕

FistWithHair | FistWithHair

Commenter calls out OP for not addressing issue calmly 🤔

catcub | catcub

Set boundaries with empathy and tough love for grieving in-laws 🙌

niniane95 | niniane95

Using a baby as a replacement for a loss is unhealthy 😕

River_Song47 | River_Song47

Setting boundaries with family during pregnancy 🙌

Pretend-Preparation | Pretend-Preparation

Return the stuff and suggest professional help. NTA 👍

Quinn915 | Quinn915

Compassionate response to NTA comment about possible postpartum depression.

freehand1980 | freehand1980

Protecting your baby from an obsessed SIL 😱

GurgleQueen636 | GurgleQueen636

Protecting the baby's health and boundaries with SIL. 💪

Ele5263 | Ele5263

Commenter suggests moving out to avoid sister-in-law's creepy behavior 😱

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Heartbreaking NTA comment warns of danger, advises no contact 😢

Viperbunny | Viperbunny

Protect your baby at all costs. Don't risk their safety.

AutumnGemstone | AutumnGemstone

Agreeing with the comment and suggesting therapy 🙌

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Advice for dealing with overstepping sister-in-law after baby loss 😢

Xtina_TheGreek | Xtina_TheGreek

Commenter suggests therapy for mom's possessiveness. 😕

NimueLovesCoffee | NimueLovesCoffee

Boundaries not set, both struggling with post-partum. Relationship advice needed 💓

GasStationKitty | GasStationKitty

Learn to say no gently and apologize for your behavior 🙏

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NTA. SIL trying to substitute her dead baby with yours 😢

Competitive_Tea2413 | Competitive_Tea2413

Grieving SIL transfers affection to OP's baby, NTA for setting boundaries 🙌

Slayerwolf53 | Slayerwolf53

Mom's behavior backfires, SIL and brother go crazy with baby

JaehyoFag | JaehyoFag

Setting boundaries with family over baby ownership 👶

AllUsernamesGoneLOL | AllUsernamesGoneLOL

New mom sets boundaries with sister-in-law over baby 😊

cazsmash | cazsmash

Mom advises how to handle SIL's grief and baby obsession 👥

CheekRude | CheekRude

MTV show vibes! Commenter thinks sister-in-law is overstepping boundaries. NTA.

Dark_Phoenix25 | Dark_Phoenix25

Set boundaries with your baby. It's not someone else's bandaid. 🙏

judge1492 | judge1492

Protective mama bear stands up for her cub 🐾

DarthTron007 | DarthTron007

SIL replacing her baby with OP's, both need to communicate better 🙏

CoolCly | CoolCly

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