New Dad's Late-Night Standoff: Who Should Tackle the Baby Duties? 🍼😴

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Picture this: It's 3 a.m., and the newborn is crying... again. The exhausted mom has been up multiple times already, and the equally tired dad is pretending to sleep. Sound familiar? Well, one new dad's refusal to help with their newborn at night has stirred up a storm of opinions. But before we dive into the drama, let's hear his side of the story... 👶🍼

The Late-Night Dilemma 🌙

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Mom's Exhaustion Hits a New High ⏰

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Dad's Work Excuse: Valid or Not? 🤔

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The Argument Escalates 🌡️

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Dad's Bold Stand 🛑

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Mom's Response: A Taste of His Own Medicine 💊

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The Fallout: Who's in the Wrong? 🎭

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The Baby Duty Battle: Who's the Real Night Owl? 🦉

So, the stage is set. A sleep-deprived new dad, a tired mom, and a newborn baby caught in the crossfire. The dad, who believes his day job exempts him from night duties, and the mom, who insists that caring for a baby is a 'real job.' The argument escalates, and now mom refuses to lift a finger at night. The dad thinks she's being unreasonable. But is he the one being unfair? Let's see what the internet has to say about this... 👀

NAH: Exhausted new parents need help, not blame or arguments 😴

homemakinghedgewitch | homemakinghedgewitch

NAH - Exhausted parents need support and communication to overcome challenges. 👍

Sneaky__Fox85 | Sneaky__Fox85

NAH but wife needs help 👥👤 Hire a nanny for overnight and daytime babysitter for breaks 👭

Spank_Cakes | Spank_Cakes

NAH: New parents in a dire, unsustainable situation need help 😴

FoolMe1nceShameOnU | FoolMe1nceShameOnU

Hire help for uninterrupted sleep. Consider a 'mother's helper' option.

RealitySpecialist | RealitySpecialist

NAH. Mom's stressed, Dad's overwhelmed. They need help and support. 🙏🏻

Jack-Omnium-Artium | Jack-Omnium-Artium

NAH. Consider getting a nanny or babysitter to give your partner some time for herself and to allow you to get some rest. 😴

wind-river7 | wind-river7

ESH, poor planning led to a baby duties standoff 😴

The_Death_Flower | The_Death_Flower

New parents need help! Reach out to family or friends. 🙏

Lightblueblazer | Lightblueblazer

Single parents' incredible resilience and sacrifices. Much respect and admiration 🙏

K9queen | K9queen

New dad and mom in a tough situation, seeking help 🙏

Himkano | Himkano

Suggestion for help with baby duties: consider hiring a part-time nanny 👨‍👩‍👧 or asking family/friends for assistance 👭

LavenderSage013 | LavenderSage013

A soft ESH. Financial struggles and unrealistic expectations caused tension. 😴

naomixcarmel | naomixcarmel

Navigating parenthood and residency: finding balance in chaos. 👨🏻‍👩🏻

WholeCollection6454 | WholeCollection6454

ESH for throwing a newborn into an overextended situation. 🤯

John_Wilson_did_it | John_Wilson_did_it

Both tired and stressed? Seek help and support from others. 🙏

FLKaren | FLKaren

NAH. Can you hire some help in? 😴💪

moondoggie1960 | moondoggie1960

New dad working long hours, mom feeling lonely - both need help 🙏

HunterDangerous1366 | HunterDangerous1366

NAH. Both partners are exhausted. They need outside help. 🙏

madrugada | madrugada

NAH: New parents need to reassess and find a better plan. 👨🏻‍👩🏻😴

ManderBlues | ManderBlues

Navigating late-night baby duties: no easy solution, high-pressure situation 😴

dude9712 | dude9712

Navigating the challenges of residency and childcare together. Communicate and prioritize.

frootloopstraw | frootloopstraw

Finding balance in baby duties with creative solutions. 📸

RegretRoutine9878 | RegretRoutine9878

New parents share struggles and offer support for each other 🙏

calico_lilacs7 | calico_lilacs7

NTA. Both partners need to find a solution that works 👍

OhmsWay-71 | OhmsWay-71

Engaging caption: Both parents need help! Reach out to friends and family 🙋🏻

grinsthesword | grinsthesword

NTA, but could have handled the argument better. 🤷🏻‍♂️

delovelylilah | delovelylilah

Struggling new parents need outside support to share baby duties 😴

brittbeebuzz | brittbeebuzz

NTA. Consider daycare or trusted family for respite. 👨‍👩‍👦

disney_nerd_mom | disney_nerd_mom

New parents struggling with baby duties need to seek outside help 😴

thejexorcist | thejexorcist

🤔 Need help with baby duties? Family support limited at night.

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Overwhelmed new parents seek help in difficult situation. 🙏

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NTA: STAHM should go back to work, baby in daycare. 🏥👶

AlbatrossSenior7107 | AlbatrossSenior7107

NAH - Communication breakdown leads to exhaustion and resentment. Get help! 🚤

tinny36 | tinny36

New parents face exhaustion and conflicting responsibilities. Good luck!

Admirable_Ad_6712 | Admirable_Ad_6712

Get some help! A nanny or friend can give much-needed support. 🙏

RealTalkFastWalk | RealTalkFastWalk

New dad's struggle with baby duties while preparing to deploy. 🍼😴

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Hiring a nanny/mother's helper can be a game-changer! 🙌

Full_Dot_4748 | Full_Dot_4748

NTA, discuss daycare options to give partner time for self-care 🙏

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Balancing work and parenting is tough, but communication is key! 👨‍🍳

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Empathy for married single mothers, but struggling to do more.

cheekyfatcow | cheekyfatcow

New dad seeks advice on childcare and self-care for wife

2dogslife | 2dogslife

Hire some help for your overwhelmed and exhausted selves! 🙏


Both parents need help. Outside assistance can relieve the stress. 🙏

jocoreddit | jocoreddit

Support your partner with friends, family, and a nanny! 🙌

Andie787 | Andie787

Find a support system for baby duties. You both need help. 👥

YourTemporaryMom | YourTemporaryMom

NTA, but both exhausted. Help from others could be beneficial.

Equivalent_Isopod_61 | Equivalent_Isopod_61

NTA, but bruh, parenting is a team effort 👨🏻‍👩🏻. Plan and communicate better 👍

Frankie1891 | Frankie1891

Both parents need a break. Get outside help for support. 🙏

idek7654321 | idek7654321

NAH, but it's time for reinforcements! 🚀 Hire a nanny or call family!

Proscuitto1 | Proscuitto1

Navigating the challenges of new parenthood together is crucial 👨🏻‍👩🏻👤. Seek external help and communicate openly 👍.

SwitchupThrice | SwitchupThrice

NTA. Hire a sitter so she can rest. 😴

filthybananapeel | filthybananapeel

Both parents overlooked baby duties? 🤔

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NAH. Both exhausted and stressed. Consider outside help and communication. 🚤

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NAH: Exhausted dad needs to prioritize time for his child.

FriendlyMum | FriendlyMum

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