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What does everyone here think of moms changing their children's diapers in public and what age is it okay (if it any age) is it okay?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:17 PM on Apr. 19, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Hmm I don't do it personally. Only in front of family, not at Tim Hortons or anything lol.
    I think kids should know about privacy from day one!
    BambiF

    Answer by BambiF at 10:20 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • it is fine big deal! just don't stare!
    2mothershelpers

    Answer by 2mothershelpers at 10:21 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I wouldn't.
    legalmommy101

    Answer by legalmommy101 at 10:21 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • If my child has to be changed im gonna change her where ever im at. Go into a bathroom or go out to the car. If you were seating in wet pants or poopy pants would you want to be changed?? Thats the way i look at it. Most pulic places have a baby changing station in there rest rooms thats why i never leave home without a diaper bag that includes diapers,wipes,change of clothes and hand santizer.
    raemommy

    Answer by raemommy at 10:24 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • It depends. I take public transportation, so if my daughter has a poopy diaper, I don't have to option of going to my car to change it. If I'm at a bus stop, and there's no restaurants or gas stations nearby, I guess I'd have to quickly change her at the bus stop! As discreetly as possible of course. I couldn't let her stay in a poopy diaper while riding on a bus! The smells would offend the other passengers.

    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 10:25 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • Sometimes you just have no choice and I always feel weird but I'd rather get nasty looks than carry around a baby in poopy clothes because stores don't have public restrooms or a changing table and it's too hot or not enough room in the car!
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 10:26 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • if my son needs to be changed I don't care where I am. I am not going to let him sit with poop on his little bottom. I don't think it should matter. most people would hate it though if they don't have kids and can't relate. I think anything past a year is pushing it though.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:27 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • Um if I'm at the park and my son has an accident, I cover him in a blanket, and change his clothes. Or take him to the car. If im in the mall or something i take him to the bathroom because EVERY where around me has a changing station or family bathroom or both.
    mommykayti

    Answer by mommykayti at 10:28 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • My SIL used to lay her baby out where ever she was (middle of the mall, walmart isle, whatever) and change her right there. Personally I think thats uncalled for. I mean if there is a bathroom nearby you should make use of it. Not for me i guess, but to each their own.
    Chandra034

    Answer by Chandra034 at 10:51 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • it depends on where I am at. I normally try to take her to a restroom or do it in the car, but if for example, my cousins wedding reception, I just laid out a blanket on the grass and changed her there (it was an out doors reception).
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:12 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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