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Would you leave your baby unattended in their buggy

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noblegiraffe Tue 20-Aug-13 13:17:02

...while you use the loo?

On another thread I mentioned not being able to get a buggy into a small cubicle and the suggestion was to leave baby outside.

Would I be overly precious in thinking 'No, I wouldn't do that'?

pianodoodle Tue 20-Aug-13 13:18:24

I wouldn't do it either.

MrsHoarder Tue 20-Aug-13 13:18:53

I wouldn't fully shut the door so I could see ds. I wait for the end cubicle to do this.

BrokenSunglasses Tue 20-Aug-13 13:18:55

I wouldn't (and didn't) do it either.

MissMuesli Tue 20-Aug-13 13:19:01

I go into disabled loo live rurally, haven't cuaghtenup with "family friendly facilities" yet, awaits the backlash

BuskersCat Tue 20-Aug-13 13:19:26

I choose an end cubicle, and leave the door open if I cant fit Dd in with me.

waltzingmathilda Tue 20-Aug-13 13:20:00

Yes. how many child snatchers can you immediately think of?

SillyTilly123 Tue 20-Aug-13 13:20:04

No i wouldn't. Luckily the toilets in town have one big corner cubicle which can fit a buggy in so i would just wait for that one to become free, or go in the baby changing room (theres a loo in there) if baby needed changing or sometimes even if she didnt

KD0706 Tue 20-Aug-13 13:20:33

I either use the disabled loo or I go into an end cubicle and leave the door open.

I wouldn't leave either of mine (3.5 and 18 months) alone while I went to the loo

FrigginRexManningDay Tue 20-Aug-13 13:20:55

I wouldn't in my local shopping centre cause it would be robbed. I use the toilet in McDonalds which has an extra large cubicle.

Pigsmummy Tue 20-Aug-13 13:21:28

Normally use the disabled loo if have buggy or would leave the cubicle door open if there isn't one.

noblegiraffe Tue 20-Aug-13 13:21:53

Walzing - Thompson and Venables sprung immediately to mind. I'm sure there are others.

FrigginRexManningDay Tue 20-Aug-13 13:22:16

The buggy would be robbed,not the baby.

littleducks Tue 20-Aug-13 13:23:34

Yes and pee quickly! I might position the buggy so I could see wheels under door.

But tbh the situation rarely occurred the babies happy usually needed changing far more frequently than I needed the toilet so I would often be in a disabled/family toilet to use the changing mat and so just went then.

Emilythornesbff Tue 20-Aug-13 13:24:18

No. Never ever ever.
Not for a moment.

Emilythornesbff Tue 20-Aug-13 13:24:52

I would leave the door open if need be.

ImNotABarbieGirl Tue 20-Aug-13 13:24:52

Its never been an issue luckily. When dd was still in the pram id just use the family toilet. I don't think I Would but havnt been in that sitation so who knows?? I wouldn't judge someone for doing it and Would probably offer to stand with the baby outside if I saw it happening.

Emilythornesbff Tue 20-Aug-13 13:25:50

noblegiraffe exactly what I thought.
Oh God.

Justforlaughs Tue 20-Aug-13 13:27:54

I would in my local supermarket (not at the motorway services), but that doesn't mean that YOU should. On the other hand, I'd use the disabled cubicle if it was available.

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KatoPotato Tue 20-Aug-13 13:30:55

noble remember you have to leave them outside and talk to them as you're taking a shit! 'Nayveeeeeee bluuuuueeee'

Dorris83 Tue 20-Aug-13 13:31:32

No I wouldn't - I'd use the disabled loo or just suffer rather than leave him. I guard against the worst happening, even if it is very very unlikely. He's just too precious

HandMini Tue 20-Aug-13 13:32:04

I'd want to see at least part of the buggy - so door slightly open (I don't care if someone sees me on the bog!).

I wouldn't let the buggy be out of my sight.

sweetestcup Tue 20-Aug-13 13:32:09

Waits for thread to descent into paedophile/child snatching hysteria now.....

ifyourehoppyandyouknowit Tue 20-Aug-13 13:32:35

You just need one of these bad boys

Or take the baby out of the pushchair and put in sling/hold, while you go. Or leave door open a bit.

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