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Old 04-28-2011, 08:47 PM   #64
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Re: Strangers asking to hold baby?

Originally Posted by Brooke789 View Post
Just yesterday I had another Mom at a playgroup pick up my 10month old daughter and put her in her lap. She was crawling around the room and I was sitting on the floor with my son not two feet from where she was. I didn't really know what to do and it was very awkward because I wasn't sure if I should tell her to put her down or what. I essentially did nothing (but watch her like a hawk....haha) and after a few minutes she put her back on the floor and she crawled back over to me. I don't know what I'll do if this happens again.
I wouldn't worry in a situation like that where she probably thought she was helping or your daughter was just that cute. I'd watch like a hawk too but I wouldn't panic if it is an enclosed/confined place and baby is not screaming.
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