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Boy coloured nursing cover.

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feministefatale Fri 01-Feb-13 02:21:41

Anyone looking to get rid of a boy-coloured nursing cover? I have a purple one, but I think he'd appreciate something more neutral. ;)

Saw this for sale locally. What the fuck, surely even if you worry about this this sort of thing you can see that a nursing cover is an accessory for you? you wear it And that a baby doesn't care about what color you are wearing anyway?

feministefatale Fri 01-Feb-13 17:07:54

I see it as the mother trying to give herself some privacy, if you never used a cover you may not have needed privacy so see a cover as giving the baby in quiet?

I saw the pram as my accessory, I am pushing the bloody thing (dh's too but he works so more mine) and I really wanted a hot pink bugaboo (so sue me)... IN the end I got a sand coloured one because it was on Ebay.. but I never saw it as needing to "match" the dc. Same with car seats, they match our car... not the kids.

piprabbit Fri 01-Feb-13 17:11:28

My boy is mostly pink-coloured, with crusty brown bits round his fingers (chocolate biscuit) and crusty green bits round his nose (recovering from a cold). I guess you could use that as the basis for some sort of camouflage cover confused

Kveta Fri 01-Feb-13 17:19:55

grin tethers - a CDC (crudely drawn cock) would definitely macho it up!

LineRunner Fri 01-Feb-13 19:43:31

I don't even understand 'nursing cover.' Is it some sort of cape?

crazycanuck Fri 01-Feb-13 19:50:04

This reminds me of when I sold ds's last 2 bikes (he's 7 so they weren't big bikes). I listed them on a local online site with photos and described them as 'child's bike'. Both were red. Every single reply I received referred to them as 'the boys bike you advertised'. Good grief it made me stabby! angry

MortifiedAdams Fri 01-Feb-13 19:51:52

Id have took a pen and wrote "if the purple one is used, he might catch The Gay" underneath.

Stuff like this really grips my shit.

rosabud Fri 01-Feb-13 20:31:41

I've never heard of a nursing cover before! It sounds awful! One of reasons why our breasts are about 20cm from our faces is because that s how far new born babies can see - so I don't thnk, evolutionarily, so to speak, babies are meant to be focussing on what colour the blanket over their head is somehow.

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