WWYD – mild cold around babies!

posted 4 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Should I skip the first day?
    Yes definitely : (16 votes)
    94 %
    No - just dont hold other babies : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 2
    2902 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Yes, definitely – not because the babies will become deathly ill or anything, but because the other moms will probably look at you like you’re Satan himself. I once went out to lunch with a couple of other moms while I was at the tail end of a cold and even though I warned everyone and used tons of hand sanitizer, everyone and their babies wound up getting sick and I felt terrible. The other moms were nice about it, but I think there was a lot of exasperation under the politeness. Totally learned my lesson. 

    Post # 4
    7433 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    Yes, skip! Dear Daughter is 2, and it’s still such a hassle when she gets a cold because she hates having her nose wiped and doesn’t know how to blow her own nose. It’s really hard for her to sleep, and she turns into a pretty cranky kid! You don’t want to be the one to bring that into the group on your first day.

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