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Maybe he was merely overprotective.
Was she being overprotective?
You'll find yourself feeling overprotective of the infant, while at the same time you'll feel torn at the amount of time the new baby takes away from your older child.
The parents of such children may be overprotective, not giving them the chance to develop independence and resourcefulness by solving problems on their own.