New Mom Wears Gloves & Mask During Diaper Changes: Overreaction or Justified? 😷👶

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A new mother's diaper-changing routine has caused a family feud. The 28-year-old mom, who is sensitive to bad smells, wears disposable gloves, a mask, and applies a minty salve under her nose before changing her baby's diaper. Her wife, mother, and mother-in-law have all weighed in on the issue, with some accusing her of being 'toxic' and others suggesting she'll eventually get used to it. The mom insists she loves her daughter and doesn't think her approach is wrong, but wonders if she's stunting her child's development.

The Diaper-Changing Dilemma 🍼

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First-Time Parents 👩‍👩‍👧

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Splitting Childcare Duties 50/50 🔄

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Squeamish Mom's Solution 😷

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The Diaper-Changing Gear 🧤

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Wife's Disapproval 😒

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Quality Time with Daughter 💕

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Family Intervention 🗣️

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MIL's Sympathy 🤗

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Questioning Her Actions 🤔

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Family Feud Over Diaper Duty: Is She Wrong? 🤷‍♀️

A new mom's diaper-changing routine, involving gloves, a mask, and minty salve, has sparked a family feud. While her wife and mother accused her of being 'toxic' and not bonding with their daughter, her mother-in-law sympathizes but suggests exposure therapy. The mom maintains she loves her daughter and doesn't think she's doing anything wrong, but wonders if her actions could be stunting her child's development. What do you think? Share your thoughts and reactions!

Parents share their diaper changing horror stories and coping mechanisms 😂

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New mom wears gloves and mask during diaper changes, NTA.

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Parenting entails discomfort, but diaper changes are the grossest 😷

SomeoneYouDontKnow70 | SomeoneYouDontKnow70

NTA. OP found a creative solution to cope with sensory issue.

literalgarbageyo | literalgarbageyo

Diaper changing can be a bonding experience, but not necessary. 👶

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Wearing gloves and mask during diaper changes: NTA but potential impact on child's perception of bodily functions.

bulky_cicada | bulky_cicada

Being a sensitive mom doesn't make you a bad mom 👶

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New mom wears gloves and mask for diaper changes, NTA

Kuebikome | Kuebikome

Gloves and mask during diaper changes, justified or overreaction? NAH

Ohcrumbcakes | Ohcrumbcakes

New mom wears gloves and mask for diaper changes, some find it overboard 😷👶

IHaveSaidMyPiece | IHaveSaidMyPiece

Changing diapers with gloves and mask - necessary or overreaction?

ryleef | ryleef

Diaper changes don't have to be bonding moments 👶

sqitten | sqitten

Tips for changing a squirming baby's diaper. 👶

AGuyAndHisCat | AGuyAndHisCat

Parent's overreaction to diaper changes may cause future problems. 😷

Beatplayer | Beatplayer

Wearing gloves and mask for diaper changes: justified or overreaction?

music_lover273 | music_lover273

Parenting is a messy job, but is wearing gloves and mask justified?

fredsails | fredsails

New dad's germaphobia may impact child's future perception of hygiene 🤔

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New mom's sensory aversions may impact child's development in future. 😷👶

elizajaneredux | elizajaneredux

New mom wears gloves and mask during diaper changes - creative solution! 😊

DncgBbyGroot | DncgBbyGroot

Commenter criticizes new mom's excessive diaper changing precautions 😑

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No shame in wanting diaper changes to be over quickly 😷

talibob | talibob

Nurse agrees new mom's precautions justified during diaper changes 🙌

eatthebunnytoo | eatthebunnytoo

Parenting during a pandemic: NTA for taking precautions 👏

SomeParrots | SomeParrots

Protective gear during diaper changes - justified or overreaction? 🤷🏻‍♀️

Lizardd06 | Lizardd06

New mom wears gloves and mask for diaper changes - is it overreaction?

AmbitiousCommand9944 | AmbitiousCommand9944

New dad wears gloves and mask for diaper changes, wife embarrassed.

poeadam | poeadam

Commenter finds new mom's diaper change routine hilarious, deems it unnecessary.

AlwaysPlaysAHealer | AlwaysPlaysAHealer

New mom wears gloves and mask during diaper changes, praised for resourcefulness 👏

PresentationFew2014 | PresentationFew2014

Swimmers nose plugs for diaper changes? Interesting idea 🤔

Ok-Pomegranate-3018 | Ok-Pomegranate-3018

Parenting pro-tip: Don't breathe through your nose during diaper changes 😷👶

TA122278 | TA122278

Adapting to parenthood with caution 👶😷

museisnotyours | museisnotyours

Supportive comment encourages parent to do what works for them 👍

txmoonpie1 | txmoonpie1

NTA: Smelling poop isn't worth risking your health 👍

Neko4tsume | Neko4tsume

Protective mom receives support for masking and gloving diaper changes.

NotARobotDefACyborg | NotARobotDefACyborg

Personal preference or justified hygiene? 🤔

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Parent defends wearing gloves and mask during diaper changes. 😷👶

kaIeidoscope-eyes | kaIeidoscope-eyes

Even animal lovers can gag at changing diapers. NTA 🐾💩

May_I_inquire | May_I_inquire

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