Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

can anyone else not stand when

a new born babies parents dont bathe them when they need to be bathed?
and they have that funky smell to them and dont smell fresh and clean

they smell dirty greasy and gross. especially their head.

i hate it it kind of breaks my heart for the baby. i dont know why but it does.

anyone else? lol

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:27 PM on Feb. 10, 2009 in General Parenting

Answers (9)
  • I know what you are talking about.... that funky sweat smell... I always feel so bad for babies when they smell like that cause they can't help it
    ZaTa

    Answer by ZaTa at 5:29 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • I have never smelled a baby like that...I guess I am lucky...
    hilary1122

    Answer by hilary1122 at 5:30 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • I would consider that to be a form of neglect when people dont bathe their baby. How are you taking good care of it, if you dont make sure its clean & comfortable? People like that shouldnt have kids!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:33 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • wow. never encountered that. lol. guess i know mostly good parents.
    princezzmommie

    Answer by princezzmommie at 5:48 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • I've never encountered that either.
    pagirl71

    Answer by pagirl71 at 6:37 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • Do you personally know these people? What else is going on? If you suspect neglect, it is your duty as a mother and human being to report it.
    Arkaidy

    Answer by Arkaidy at 8:18 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • Yes I agree that's a form of neglect. It would be very sad.
    summerray5

    Answer by summerray5 at 9:15 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • Yes, its gross. Still, I bathed my kids at least 3 times a week when newborns, sometimes more, and sponge bathed them every day and they would still get that sour milk smell in their neck rolls. If their head stinks, there's something wrong!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:03 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • my friend actually came to my house one night and her baby smelted bad so i gave her son a bath... she never thanked me or nothing but her son loved getting a bath, when i asked her why she doesnt give her son a bath she said she usually sleeps and she just doesn't have the time.. whatever, if you have time to sleep then get off your lazy butt and take care of your son...to this day she doesn't have her son her mother does
    proudyoungmom87

    Answer by proudyoungmom87 at 10:54 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN