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    Default WWYD: Baby swimming without nappy

    What would you do? What did you think I did?

    I was at a very crowded public swimming pool and a lady had her 6-8? week old baby girl in the public pool without a nappy (naked).

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    I thought you had to put a swim nappy on babies at public pool's? It's a rule at every pool I have been to anyway. I would probably be silently thinking ewww I hope it doesn't poop and move away just in case. Were you a 'dobber' VP?

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    Not something I would do, never know when a poo is coming! I would probably have said something to the staff and let them make a call on whether they say something or not (my guess is for hygiene issues it would probably be a requirement that babies wear something just incase of accidents).

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    I'd have a discreet word to one of the lifeguards/staff and let them deal with it.

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    I'm interested to see what you did. I'm a sook and probably wouldn't have said anything!

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    Say something! Having just had to entertain kids for hours, in the scorching heat, after a child without a nappy poo'd at the water park. I can't imagine the consequence of it happening in the pool!
    With the bub being so young perhaps the mum hasn't thought it through?

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    Oh gross, it's not like newborn poo can just be scooped up either! I'd go with a PP and let staff know. Public pools almost always have a sign alerting parents that babies must wear a swim nappy, they could let her know that it's a condition of entry.

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    I've always seen signs saying kids and babies who aren't toilet trained must be wearing a nappy. I would of let one of the life gaurds know and let them sort it.

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    That is gross, I would have thought there'd be signs about nappies etc as well, where's the common sense? Naked? Not even a little rash shirt?! Poor bubba would probably get sun burnt on top of that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMC14 View Post
    That is gross, I would have thought there'd be signs about nappies etc as well, where's the common sense? Naked? Not even a little rash shirt?! Poor bubba would probably get sun burnt on top of that...
    I should clarify it was an indoor pool...


 

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