A mother's trip to the hospital with her 7-month-old son ended in frustration and anger when a hospital worker tried to touch her sleeping baby. Despite the mother's clear signals that she did not want anyone touching her child, the worker continued to persist, causing the mother to file a complaint with the hospital. The mother later expressed feeling a bit guilty for her actions but still felt justified in standing up for her child. Read on to find out more about this frustrating encounter and how it was resolved.
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Mother outraged after hospital worker tries to touch her baby
A mother has shared her experience of a hospital worker attempting to touch her child without permission. The incident occurred while the mother was waiting in line to get blood drawn after a doctor's appointment with her seven-month-old son. The woman standing behind her began asking about the baby and then proceeded to lift the blanket covering the stroller to take a look inside. Despite the mother's clear discomfort and requests for her not to touch the baby, the hospital worker continued to try to reach inside the stroller, prompting the mother to leave the hospital and file a complaint. While the mother initially questioned whether or not she was being overly sensitive, the hospital later apologized and assured her that they would take appropriate action. Unfortunately, incidents like this are not uncommon, as many people seem to feel entitled to touch or interact with other people's children without permission. This is a clear violation of personal boundaries and can be extremely distressing for parents. In the next section, let's take a look at some of the reactions to this story and how other parents have dealt with similar situations.
NTA, hospital worker should ask permission before touching a baby 😠
Hospital worker crosses the line. NTA for filing complaint.
NTA for filing a complaint against the worker who touched your baby. Replies show concern for baby's safety amidst pandemic.
Hospital worker ignores parent's wishes to touch baby
NTA! Never touch someone else's child without explicit permission! 👏
Supporting mother's rights and consent is crucial. 👍
Hospital worker tried to touch baby, parent complains. NTA.
Don't mess with a mama bear and her cub 🐻❤️
Respect personal space! NTA for standing up for your baby 👶
Respecting personal space and hygiene in hospitals 😷
Hospital worker tries to touch baby, commenter says NTA 👍
Protecting new mothers and babies 🚼: A justified complaint
Protecting your baby is a top priority 😤👶 Good job, OP!
Mother shares her own experience of standing up to hospital staff 👏
Mama bear protects her cub from potential kidnapper 🐾
Defending your child and sanity from unwanted touches 👶💪
Mothers have the right to say no to strangers touching babies 🙅♀️
Mother complains about hospital worker trying to touch her baby. NTA. Complaint filed due to COVID concerns.
Protective mother stands up against hospital worker's inappropriate behavior 🚫👶
Agreeing with the commenter's actions 👍
Agreeing with the mother, no one should touch a baby without permission 👍
NTA. Right thing to do. The hospital worker's age may explain behavior 🤔
Protecting your child's safety is a parent's top priority 👍
Standing up to a healthcare bully 👊
Protecting your baby from germs in hospitals 🤒
Protecting your baby from unwanted contact during C19 precautions 🚫👶
Commenter questions hospital worker's actions during pandemic 😷
Protecting your baby from strangers is important 🔒
Mama bear protects cub from hospital worker during pandemic. 🐻
Mother defends baby from hospital worker, sparks COVID debate 🔥👶
Respect boundaries: hospital workers shouldn't touch babies without permission 👶❌
Respect boundaries: Healthcare workers should not touch without permission 🙅♀️
Defending your baby's personal space 🚫👶 File a complaint 💻
Mother rightfully calls out hospital worker for unsafe behavior 🚫👶
Setting boundaries for your child's safety and privacy 🐻👶
Respect and boundaries are important. #NotTheA**hole 🙌
Protecting your baby's health, NTA for not allowing contact 👍
Hospital workers should prioritize hygiene over baby touching. NTA.
Mom defends her baby from a stranger's unwanted touch 😱
A hospital worker oversteps boundaries with a baby. NTA.
Nurse confirms hospital worker's inappropriate behavior, supports OP. 🤚🚫
Hospital worker tries to touch sleeping baby? NTA for filing complaint 👏
Consent matters! Hospital worker should know better. 👍
Respect personal boundaries, even with babies. 👍
Respect personal boundaries when it comes to touching children. 👶
Nurse agrees with mother's complaint and highlights worker's arrogance 🚨
Respect boundaries: don't touch someone's baby without permission 👍
Protecting babies from germs: A concerned parent's perspective 🦠
Consent is mandatory, insulting someone for saying no is ridiculous 🙅♀️
Medical worker overstepping boundaries with vulnerable patients. 😠
Respect personal space - even more important in a pandemic 😷
Hospital worker ignores 'do not touch' rule, NTA for mom 👏
Stand up for your baby. File a complaint against the worker. 👏
Empathy for new mothers who don't feel like showing off 👶❤️
Protective mother defends her baby from germ-filled hospital worker 🦠👶
Commenter agrees that hospital worker was inappropriate 👍
Hospital security officer intervenes to stop inappropriate behavior 👍
A concerned commenter questions the hospital's safety protocols 🤔
Protecting your baby's boundaries is always NTA 👍
Nurse agrees hospital staff crossed professional boundaries. #RespectPersonalSpace 🚫👶
Respect my baby's personal space 🚫👶
Protective mother reports hospital worker for boundary stomping 👩👧✋
Mom shares her experience of strangers touching her baby without permission 🚫
Mom defends decision to protect her baby from hospital worker 😡
A hospital worker suggests not to complain about unwanted baby touching 😳
Protecting your child's privacy is crucial. NTA for filing complaint.
Setting boundaries and standing up for yourself is important! 👍
Agreeing that pandemic safety is a top priority 🦠
Protect your baby! NTA for filing a complaint 👏
Inappropriate behavior by a nurse with a premature baby 😡
Mother rightfully outraged over hospital worker's inappropriate behavior 👶👀