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Was anyone else like this with kids?

Before having a baby, did holding a drooling baby kind of make you uneasy, but after having your own child, you don't even notice it (even with other people's kids)?


Asked by Mrs.BAT at 2:19 PM on Sep. 3, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yes, I was just like that, but now it doesn't bother me at all. At least I am not the only one that felt that way. LOL

    Answer by dolphin1272001 at 2:21 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • I still notice it but it doesn't bother me as much because I understand. I oogle at babies but I'm still not really all about little kids..never was.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:21 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No. But, changing another baby's dirty diaper always made me gag a little. Whereas I never reacted that way with my own.

    Answer by specialwingz at 2:21 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Yes, I thought it was completely gross, although I don't want anyone elses babys drool on me.

    My babys drooled all the time and it didn't bother me at all.

    Answer by KFree907 at 2:20 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Yep same way. I had to do some babysitting at first to realize that babies do drool and poop all the time. I had a hard time with changing a baby before i actually had my own.. By then i was a pro.. lol.

    Answer by Airforce3mom at 2:21 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • YES and No. I loved children but couldn't stand the crying & stuff when I was going out to eat. once I found out I was having one, It stopped bothering me

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 2:22 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Oh yeah!

    Answer by an-apple-a-day at 2:24 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • I've been around little kids most of my life and have many nieces and nephews, so drooling and stuff didn't really bother me much.

    Answer by BradensMom1026 at 2:26 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Oh man, I'm completely desensitized. I can ignore drool, spit up, poop (well, mostly), sticky hands, and someone pulling on your sleeve saying "Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy" incessantly. I totally get it now, but before was irritating and gross. LOL

    Answer by JawgaMom1 at 2:27 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • nope it's a bodily function, my parents are in the medical field our dinner conversations were a lot more disgusting then a little drool

    Answer by natasha86 at 2:46 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

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