Harleysnana Congratulations on becoming GPs.
You have quite a balancing act to do here and you will not be able to continue at this pace if you don't look after yourself. Sleep is essential.
You need your own time for yourself but also for you and your husband so perhaps you need to work out with DH what you jointly think is reasonable 'on call' time and when it is time for just the two of you.
You then all need to sit down together and work out what actually constitutes an emergency and is not!
While appreciating that eating disorders are an indication of instability if you are always holding DD up she will never learn to do things for herself. You need to back off to enable DD to experience the 'managing it for herself' aspect of being a mum and the same goes for your SIL. It will be tricky but it is necessary.
Your DD and SIL have now become a family with the birth of this baby and this is not something which comes naturally to everyone. They need to work it out for themselves and not have you doing it for them however tempting that may be. It won't work. Having the baby with you in your home for two days and/or nights every week will not help this process.
If you are not careful it will cease to be a joy and become a source of resentment so be careful of the effects on you all of establishing an unbreakable routine. This should not be a duty you perform but an occasional gift to be appreciated.
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