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Question: Would you be upset by the scenario written below?

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You are having your second baby. This time around, you are having a boy (first child was a girl). So, you labour and give birth, then send your DH to call the close family and friends. He does this. Suddenly, your phone is dinging texts of congratulations from FaceBook. You check FB and notice that your Mother has posted about the birth of your son, his name, his weight and height measurements, and his time of birth... before you were even moved to the ward rooms... before you even had a chance to post it yourself. You had no reason to suspect that she would because she didn't do this with your daughter. Would that make you upset?

Added:

I'm no longer upset over this but I do still hold the same feelings about the situation. I just wanted to see how other people would feel, given the same situation. We hadn't told anyone about the sex of our baby, or what the name was going to be. My mother had a lot of my friends on her FB because she either liked to keep tabs on me or wanted to be the "cool" mom that is besties with her daughter. I wasn't traumatized or exhausted or too busy after the birth to post for myself, either. It was my news to share. He was my baby. That was something that I would have liked to have done, as the parent. Yes, she was excited, I suppose, but why not say, "Yay! Baby arrived!"? I mean, she hadn't even seen him yet and she posted all of his stats.

Doesn't matter:) I am over it, I just wanted to see how others would feel on the matter and explain, maybe, why I felt the way I did.

by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:46 PM
Replies (21-30):
Hot_Badonkadonk
by Gold Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:53 PM

LOL! Ummmm no....

I have more things to worry about. I'd probably be grateful she took care of so I didn't have to. I wasn't hardly on FB after having my son.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:53 PM
This. Facebook was the last thing on my mind. I was glad others posted


Quoting Junesmommy18:

No. After I had my DD my thought wasn't "gotta Facebook this" I let my Family take care of that... They tagged me in the announcement. Lol

Bauxite-17
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:53 PM
What are you upset about exactly? That she posted before you got a chance post, or that she posted on her wall that you son is such and such a weight, but she never did that for your dde and you're thinking she is already picking favorites?
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abusednotbroken
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:53 PM

One less thing to think about! Who cares who announces it?

jmama0307
by Silver Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Well for my second baby I don't want to announce it to FB only when I can but I did that with my nephew. I guess I was supper excited and my sister didn't mind. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:54 PM
Nope. That's such a petty ridiculous thing to get upset over.
chalisa0
by Ruby Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:55 PM

No.  I would be thrilled to death that I had a mother that was so excited and cared so much she couldn't wait even one minute to tell the world.  Instead, I had a mother who only met my kids one time by accident (they were with my husband) when they were 10 and 6 (years-not minutes, old.)  It was the only time she ever saw them before she died-and she couldn't have cared less.

Vicariously
by Silver Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:56 PM

 No.

Caitlin1983
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:56 PM
People are out of control about Facebook bullshit.
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faeryfrog
by Bronze Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:57 PM
No...
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