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Angry Mumsneters!

(6 Posts)
ALR123 Mon 19-Oct-15 19:39:29

Come on ladies... We're all in this together!

Every time I come on here there are so many bitch remarks on posts.

If someone asks opinions about finding out the gender it doesn't need to be a debate about which is right and which is wrong.

If someone asks when you decorated your nursery they don't need lectures about how long the baby should be asleep in with them for. People aren't stupid... if you didn't do your nursery as you didn't have the time or space on didn't see it as necessary that's absolutely fine but why lay into those that do? To be honest it makes you just sound like you are jealous.

When someone asks for assurance about reduced movements because the hospital have fobbed them off, being asked if they think it's okay to wait till its too late is unhelpful and rude.

I don't know if mumsnet just attracts odd people or if it's hormones but come on ladies! people come in here for advice, not arguments or unhelpful opinions and judgemental comments!

It doesn't hurt to be nice confused

sepa Mon 19-Oct-15 19:41:13

Amen to that

Twinwife Mon 19-Oct-15 19:42:24

See I don't agree with you! I think most of the posters on this pregnancy board are supportive! Maybe on AIBU...

ServingSuggestion Mon 19-Oct-15 19:53:50

I think the Pregnancy board is an oasis of calm and love compared to some places on here grin

Runningupthathill82 Mon 19-Oct-15 20:41:58

One person's "angry" is another's straight-talking. I find the pregnancy board to be very helpful and supportive, and full of sound, informed advice.

If I come on here with a problem I don't want to be told "awww hun it'll be ok" - I want straight-up advice from real people, and that's what I've had.

I also like to see a robust discussion around issues, and MN is one of the very best places for that. If I posted on another popular parenting forum about, say, what to eat during pregnancy, I'd be pointed to the woolly nhs guidelines and told not to "take risks."

Whereas on here people do their research, can often point to sound factual advice, and yes, can be a bit withering in their delivery at times. But I like that.

blondiejess1982 Mon 19-Oct-15 20:42:47

I have found most comments on people's threads to be helpful and friendly however I am completely with you on the odd few that are a tad insensitive. I just tend to ignore those ones and think they are either hormonal or not my kind of person. There was one poor lady who got to made to feel like an idiot because she put a 'X' at the end of her messages and was told 'mumsnetters don't do that or like that' I thought it was way OTT !!

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