Can Anyone Help Me? - page 2

Hi, I am a pre nursing student currently working on a English paper (defining a helicopter parent) I am using examples in defining my topic however I feel like my essay is one example short in... Read More

  1. by   Jeniele
    I knew a family years ago that made a policy that they wouldn't take their infant out in public until it was 6 months old for fear of infection (colds, etc.) and sterilized (literally) everything she (the infant) touched.
  2. by   daisy-mae
    We had first time parents frantically bring in a week old baby. I rushed them back to see the doc, and when I asked what the problem was, their response was that the baby's gas smells bad. Ummm, did you think it was going to smell like roses?
  3. by   Graduation2016
    Babies need to get used to noises. TV, music, kids playing, dogs barking. Etc. If they learn to sleep through that as newborns they will be great sleepers throughout. Used to get very annoyed when I entered a room for mom's vital signs and was welcomed by "shhhhhh, just put the baby down, don't wake her/him up!"
  4. by   jennaroo
    These are great!!!! truly a huge help!!!

    I do believe helicopter parenting can start well before birth let alone apply to newborns as well....yes we are supposed to hover and I'm sure at least 85% of new parents drive their infants home going 10-15 mph....but some people go overboard......and these are great ideas!!! thanks!