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AIBU to attempt to bottle ds2's milky breath for posterity?

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atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 20:31

And if not, how can I do it?
We're about to start weaning ds2, who is also DC Last, and I am sobbing into my pyjamas over the fact that this is the beginning of the end of the Milky Breath in my life Sad
I am a milky breath addict. I put my nose by his mouth at bedtime so I can smell him. Once I thought 'that's a lovely perfume someone is wearing' before realising it was the scent of a fresh milky sick on my shoulder. We have baby photos, vídeos, etc for posterity but HOW WILL I SURVIVE WHEN THE SMELL IS GONE????
I will end up a crazy lady, running up to strangers' children in the park and sniffing them before bursting into hysterical tears and being pulled away by my burly nurses...

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SnoozeTheCat · 15/07/2015 20:32

Smile Maxx


SnoozeTheCat · 15/07/2015 20:35

Maxx?! I meant "xxx"!


MrsBojingles · 15/07/2015 20:36

Keep a top with baby sick on it?

Become a baby hugger, and hug every baby you see? (Beware of precious mums who won't let you within a foot)

Start a nursery?


HelenaJustina · 15/07/2015 20:38

YANBU, I still miss the smell and I have 4 DC, youngest is 2.

I was seriously thinking of starting a campaign for another baby, just so I can bfeed it and get the smell back. Am feeling nostalgic just thinking about it!


Howmanywotwots · 15/07/2015 20:41

I feel the same

Wait til you're a grandparent then you can sniff away to your hearts content, and still get a good nights sleep


atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 20:41

I was thinking about keeping a sicky top, although the milky sick isn't quuuuuite as delicious as the milky breath. Maybe a top with milky drool wouldbe a better compromise? But I'm wondering if it will turn rancid. Would rancid milky sick top be better than no milky sick top at all? And again, worried about my future employability and ability to support my growing (aaaaagh! Sob!) DS if I become known as Rancid milky sicky top hysterical lady.

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Roobix04 · 15/07/2015 20:41

I miss the milk drunk baby. When they're so little and they go all floppy and droopy eyed. Dd grew out of that far to quickly in my opinion


cornishvanillacream · 15/07/2015 20:41

I was looking for a poster called maxx then Grin

You know what's nearly as gorgeous is the smell of puppies. Get a puppy.


atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 20:51

Can I breastfeed the puppy? While wearing my rancid sick milk top?

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atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 20:53

Ooooh, Roobix the Milk Drunk baby. I weep, verily I weep. So floppy. So content. So milky. Waaaaaaaaah!

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atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 20:55

Maybe I can slip a fiver to one of the staff at DS1's nursery to let me run in and sniff the babies in the nap room. But I suspect only my own baby's milky breath will do it for me. Plus it would look bad on nursery's Ofsted record.

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cornishvanillacream · 15/07/2015 20:56

Bless you atticus Grin

Maybe there is a perfume that can recreate it! You should invent one! X


WinterBabyof89 · 15/07/2015 20:56

This is one of my favourite baby things!!!! Along with 'Praise the Lord' reflexes..

Flowers for when you no longer get this!


ISaySteadyOn · 15/07/2015 20:58

YANBU. DS was ill recently and would only bf and he actually got milky breath back for a bit and it was lovely.


Totality22 · 15/07/2015 21:03

I bf and also am about to start weaning my 6 month old. Not too keen on her sick to be honest... but I am quite partial to the smell of her baby poo!!!


TychosNose · 15/07/2015 21:04


Nothing on this earth gives me a deeper feeling of joy and comfort as ds's lovely, sweet, milky breath (even his poo smells nice n milky).


Totality22 · 15/07/2015 21:04

It doesn't smell like poo? It smells like mustard? if that makes any difference


atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 21:10

cornishvanillacream I think you might be onto something therr. Judging by the responses on here there could be quite a market for it. I'd enjoy coming up with the adverts for it too. Instead of some overpaid super starlet in a gold dress prancing around on a starry background maybe it could just have a five second close up of a baby being a teeny bit sick and the caption 'Sniff it. You know you want to.'.

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Elledouble · 15/07/2015 21:10

Oh, I'm so glad I'm not weird for liking the smell of milky breath and milky poo. I stick my nose near my son's mouth and he tries to lick it, it's adorable. I think his poo smells like yoghurt, which makes sense, I guess.


atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 21:11

there not therr. That wasn't a Cornish accent racial slur.

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Itllbefiiiiiiiiine · 15/07/2015 21:13

My breastfed babies stopped smelling so milky and continued to smell like biscuits. Especially eldest. He was SO milky then biscuity.


LateDay · 15/07/2015 21:13

oh my godness I'm so glad I'm not the only crazy person that smells my DCs milk breath. Grin



atticusfinchatemybaby · 15/07/2015 21:14

elledouble nobody said you weren't weird. You've just stumbled upon a place full of other people who share your weirdness.
I definitely do not put my nose in DS's mouth when I know he's hungry just to make him suck it

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SueGeneris · 15/07/2015 21:21

I am also at this stage with my DS2 who is DC last.

It's such a beautiful smell.

And never again will a little face blow gentle raspberries on my nipples.

Not sure how I'll finally give up bf for the last time.


Mrscog · 15/07/2015 21:26

I also like the milk wee smell Blush

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