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NOW CLOSED UK MNer with baby/ LO aged 4 or under? Or pregnant for the first time? Please complete a survey for Fairy Non-Bio: you could win a £250 JL voucher

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AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 06-Dec-13 11:00:54


Fairy Non Bio wants to talk about the joy of new born babies.

If you're a UK MNer who is either pregnant now for the first time (or whose partner is) or who has had a baby in the past 4 years or so please complete this survey for them. Please note the routing in the survey: please do only answer the relevant sections.

Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a prize draw where one lucky winner will get £250 of John Lewis vouchers.

Here's the link again

Thanks and good luck,


AndHarry Fri 06-Dec-13 20:47:29

Survey done and I have to say it's all lovely and fluffy and all but I think adverts with soft lighting, fluffy towels and perfect parents with gurgling babies in spotless houses do prospective parents no favours. It isn't exactly a secret that adverts sell a lifestyle as well as just a product and when I was exhausted, my house was a tip and I wanted that screaming infant to just be quiet before I went insane it was just something else that made me feel like a failure for not achieving. More realism please!

HeffalumpTheFlump Fri 06-Dec-13 20:54:58


ItsOkayItsJustMyBreath Sat 07-Dec-13 11:47:58


AntoinetteCosway Sat 07-Dec-13 11:57:27

Done. Please let me win-JL is opening up in our city in the next couple of months and I'm pregnant again with loads of baby bits to buy!

IceBeing Sat 07-Dec-13 18:37:13

urgh. Well that was disgustingly fuzzy-newborn-snuggle-wuggles-are-adorable <bleurgh>.

AllThatGlistensIsChristmassy Sat 07-Dec-13 18:40:02


SaltySeaBird Sat 07-Dec-13 19:32:23

Oh I think newborns are adorable. Maybe I was lucky with mine but I loved those first few months. TTC#2 so hopefully I'll get to experience them again (although we're not having much luck so far ...)

ChameleonCircuit Sat 07-Dec-13 23:29:09


ilovesmurfs Sat 07-Dec-13 23:34:56


K8Middleton Sun 08-Dec-13 02:11:13

Hahaha at first tooth being best bit. Have they even met a baby? Do they not know the horrors of teething? And newborns being babies less than 9 months grin

It did read like a survey written by someone without children who is trying to imagine life with babies. All that cuddle guff!

Tyranasaurus Sun 08-Dec-13 08:13:49

'What would I give up to go back in time for a cuddle with my newborn baby?' There is nothing anyone could give ME to go back to that colicky hell

tortoisesarefab Sun 08-Dec-13 08:19:21

The advert should show an overflowing washing basket, disheveled mum with no clothes to wear and a clothes line with 400 bibs and muslins! At least thats what its like with a refluxy, vomiting baby smile

LegoCaltrops Sun 08-Dec-13 09:32:23

Done. And yes, the entire survey reads like it's been written by someone who doesn't have children.

I thought it was very complicated, actually.

Also 'last 4 years or so' and yet the age list goes up to 18? hmm

sealight123 Sun 08-Dec-13 21:21:45

done diddly done smile

cardamomginger Sun 08-Dec-13 21:46:47

Done. But so fluffy I feel I need to run the lint remover over myself before I feel clean and like 'me' again. grin

beautifulgirls Sun 08-Dec-13 21:50:01

Your title suggests if I have a 4 year old I can complete this but it will not let me answer Q2 unless I have a child 3 or under.

QuietNinjaTardis Sun 08-Dec-13 21:54:08

Done. Dd is 2 days old so I'm in snuggly newborn mode.

CaramelisedOnion Mon 09-Dec-13 03:09:24

Done. The question about what I would give up to have another cuddle with my newborn baby was a bit weird.....I love cuddling my 2 year old son as he is just as much as I loved cuddling him when he was a newborn.....if not more as now he cuddles back!

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 09-Dec-13 11:37:05

beautifulgirls - it says 4 and under: fine to to it with a 4 year old!

beautifulgirls Mon 09-Dec-13 21:27:10

It will not physically let me progress through the questions unless I change one child age to 3yrs or under - So I gave up and didn't submit obviously.

beautifulgirls Mon 09-Dec-13 21:30:51

scrap that....seems to work in firefox but not IE.

EauPea Tue 10-Dec-13 12:36:41

Would give pretty much anything to go back to newborn stage sad

FoxyRevenger Tue 10-Dec-13 12:41:58

Done. Made me realise how much I would give to go back to cuddling my daughter when she was newborn. I was pretty much scared stiff those first few days and treated her like a bomb about to detonate. sad

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