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I know this may sound strange, but have anyone heard that you are not to let women who are on their menstrual period hold you newborn until they are older. If so why?

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Asked by mom662 at 9:51 PM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Total old wives tales and ridiculous - no truth to it whatsoever!

    Answer by psugal at 9:52 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Hmm...I've never heard that one! I'm sure it's an old wives tale...what would be the reasoning behind that....??

    Answer by robinann5 at 9:56 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • i have never heard that

    Answer by SnowWhieQueen at 9:58 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Never heard it but sounds stupid to me..

    Answer by KalebsMommee at 10:10 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Never heard that one. I have NO clue why.

    Answer by Petie at 10:15 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • It is an old wives version of it states that allowing a menstruating woman hold a newborn before the cord fell of it could make the cord bleed. It is absolutely garbage and means nothing.


    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 10:20 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I have never heard this either......sounds completely ridiculous. I wouldn't give it another thought.

    Answer by 1mommy4life at 11:00 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I´m sorry but this just made me laugh!

    Answer by JasonsMom2007 at 11:08 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Lol, sorry, but I just can't imagine asking everyone if they're cycling or not before handing my daughter over, haha,

    Answer by srhmldndo at 11:46 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • What are mothers supposed to do? Hire someone else to take care of their babies because they are mensutrating? That is the funniest thing I have heard in a while.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:55 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

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