+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 6 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 53
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Tasmania
    Posts
    1,264
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    6
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Unhappy Acceptable or not?

    Today a stranger (friend of a friend at a gathering) was holding my almost 7 week old. DS started crying and looking for food. Before I knew it she had sucked on her finger and slipped it into his mouth for him to suck on. Surely this is NOT ok? I felt very uneasy. I did not say anything for two reasons A) in my opinion the damage was done. B) I felt uncomfortable saying something. Am I being over cautious? I am now really worried, I don't know this person or anything about any health issues she could possibly have.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    3,346
    Thanks
    2,753
    Thanked
    1,331
    Reviews
    10
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Not ok!!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    530
    Thanks
    107
    Thanked
    220
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Not ok at all!

    Sent from my X10i using The Bub Hub mobile app

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    582
    Thanks
    891
    Thanked
    183
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Disgusting!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,972
    Thanks
    1,593
    Thanked
    1,313
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    If in your situation I probably would of been really uncomfortable saying something too but would of not been impressed at all with her sticking her finger in my child's mouth let alone sucking on her finger first eww!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,934
    Thanks
    1,744
    Thanked
    910
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    No advice but I would have lost my **** if anyone did that to my 7 week old, totally unacceptable. I feel angry for you.

  7. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Happymum2 For This Useful Post:

    JAG242  (13-04-2014),preciousbabyboy  (13-04-2014)

  8. #7
    ~Marigold~'s Avatar
    ~Marigold~ is offline You make me happy, when skies are grey
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    7,039
    Thanks
    9,662
    Thanked
    4,985
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    That's not OK with me. I'm sure she meant no harm and was just trying to soothe your baby, but no. Hell no. Do not lick your finger and then stick it in my child's mouth!
    I can't believe anyone would think this was acceptable...I wouldn't even do it with my own nephew and this lady was a stranger!


    Sent from my GT-S7500T using The Bub Hub mobile app

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to ~Marigold~ For This Useful Post:

    KitiK  (06-07-2014)

  10. #8
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    17,818
    Thanks
    5,172
    Thanked
    8,772
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    100 Posts in a week
    Yeah, that's not cool. I wouldn't say anything but I wouldn't be offering her another hold any time soon!

  11. #9
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    3,202
    Thanks
    1,702
    Thanked
    2,424
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I had a similar thing happen to me as well. Definitely not okay

  12. #10
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    3,485
    Thanks
    863
    Thanked
    1,135
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Though I am sure she meant well this would definitely not be okay with me!!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Is this acceptable?
    By Acadaca in forum Working Hubbers - Employed
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 11-01-2014, 13:54
  2. Why is caffeine a socially-acceptable drug?
    By SassyMummy in forum General Chat
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 06-11-2013, 00:23
  3. what age is it acceptable for child to walk alone into classroom
    By acerbaby in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 12-06-2013, 00:08

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Sudocrem / InfacolSudocrem® Healing Cream is a soothing emollient cream which aids and assists in the management of nappy rash, eczema, ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Best apps for toddlers?General Travelling with Kids Tips
CoQ10 yay or nay?Conception & Fertility General Chat
Stroller for travelProduct Recommendations & Questions
First ResponseConception & Fertility General Chat
IVF babies due March/April/May 2017#2pregnancy and babies through IVF
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›