What do you do if a stranger tries to hold your baby?

  • Linda says:
    wouldln't let them

  • Jennifer says:
    I don't think so!!!

  • Anonymous says:
    Um....no. Strangers don't hold my babies.

  • Louize says:
    a stranger wouldnt get near any of my kids

  • Tanya says:
    I allow them.

  • Leah says:
    One lady asked to hold Autumn when she was like 2 months old. I told her no, i can't remeber exactly what i said but strangers don't hold my babies, i'm just not comfortable with it.

  • Andrea says:
    Pull them away

  • Terri says:
    not applicable - their choice to let a stranger hold them

  • Donna says:
    i only let people i feel comfortable with hold my daughter

  • Alishia says:
    tell them to piss off

  • Linda says:

  • Rosa says:

  • Tara says:

  • Amanda says:
    I'm alittle scared and it al depends on how the person seems

  • Anonymous says:
    I don't let strangers hold my children.

  • Julee says:
    Not let go!

  • Jennifer says:
    i think I only allowed that once....

  • Migdalia says:
    kik some ass no stranger is holding my baby

  • Sarah says:
    Wouldn't allow a stranger to hold her. I don't know you - you don't get access to my child.

  • Anonymous says:
    ive let strangers hold my baby but im right next to them when they do

  • Melissa says:
    So sorry i would rather hold her thank you.

  • Irene says:
    Sorry, ill handle them ta

  • Nicole says:
    tell them no

  • Katrina says:
    They didnt,, never let it happen

  • Leanne says:
    shrink back

  • Jodi says:
    Stop them

  • Rachel says:
    depends,if they seem friendly like an old lady,then yer but id be closely watching,if it was some one who was scruffy n smelly no way!

  • Sandra says:
    Ummm, it doesnt happen

  • Amanda says:
    they dont ask

  • Anonymous says:
    I would not have let them. I would have made up some excuse about they just fell asleep, they just woke up, I have to feed them, something....

  • Bobbie says:
    grab him ha ha

  • Shelley says:
    tell them 2 f*** off

  • Anonymous says:
    i wouldnt let them

  • Suzanne says:
    I used to just ignore it.

  • Darlene says:
    Tell them no.

  • Anonymous says:
    punch them?!?!?!?!?! JK but I'm sure I wouldn't let them

  • Lori says:
    Not let them

  • Jorgie says:
    enjoy the break

  • Sarah says:
    Well, depends on how I asess the stranger, but if I feel uncomfortable I will make some excuse up, after all it is my baby, but if it is okay, then I would allow them to see my child.

  • Kerre says:
    say" I don't think so"

  • Carrie-Lynn says:
    I let them, but stay close by.

  • Anonymous says:
    I wouldn't let that happen. Depends on the situation on how.

  • Terrell says:
    What kind of question is this?

  • Anonymous says:
    Totally stranger, no

  • Linda says:
    I would not let that happen at all. No one touches my children

  • Jessica says:
    I odnt let them!

  • Anonymous says:
    Kick em in the nuts and tell them to fuck off lol

  • Melonie says:
    Tough question as I am a rural girl and in our small community I would be okay. In the city I would probably just respectfully say my child was tired or shy with strangers and thank them for their understanding.

  • Melinda says:
    I didn't come across that much. I always just said no to the ones I did come across and got a bad feeling.

  • Anja says:
    tell them where to go...

  • Anna says:
    That has never happened, but I imagine I would flip.

  • Anonymous says:
    No one's tried thank god

  • Debbie says:
    casually pull her tighter and turn away...

  • Hayley says:
    make an excuse up such as there very shy and pick up my baby

  • Jacqui says:
    never really came up

  • Rachel says:
    Feel extremely nervous and agitated, and pray that they'll give my baby back w/o direct confrontation.

  • Chloe' says:
    Not happening.

  • Isabelle says:
    once someone in the supermarket wanted to hold tyler, i handed him over hahaha.

  • Francine says:
    protective , push them away

  • Ruby says:
    thats a no no

  • Kerry says:
    tell them no way

  • Sarah says:
    Strangers DONT hold my baby

  • Autumn says:
    Im not real fond of it. Both of my kids love all people so it is hard to keep them from introducing themsleves to every stranger they meet.

  • Aída says:
    that never happened. I never let that happened

  • Michelle says:
    A complete stranger? Only 1 person tried that and I just kind of said..okay well I gotta get going..and walked away. As far as anybody else, I really don't care, Alexia is a friendly baby and likes to be held ( =

  • Samantha says:

  • Joanna says:
    DON'T take my eyes off them or say no there tired

  • Sinead says:
    With Emily I hated it, was a lot more relaxed with Connor but still very over protective.

  • Felicity says:
    Let them, I live in a small town and everyone does it

  • Bianca says:
    well he not a baby anymore but wen he was i didn't mind just watched them

  • Danielle says:
    dont let them

  • Jackie says:
    No-one has tried without me offering or them asking first - but they can - its a test with Eva as she is a wriggler

  • Liz says:

  • Anonymous says:
    it doesnt happen!!!!

  • Stacy says:
    it never happens

  • Shamara says:
    Never happened. Wow, that would be akward.

  • Anonymous says:
    hold her?! No way! They can look and be nice, but any touching and i'd get fussy.

  • Paula says:
    If i didn know anyone i would always make up an excuse not for them to hold them.

  • Anonymous says:
    tell them that he doesnt go to anyone he doesnt know

  • Anonymous says:
    depends - if they ask and I say yes then I have no problem with it.

  • sarah says:
    mmmmmmmmm say no sry

  • Danielle says:
    Punch them in the teeth

  • Nicola says:
    I do freak out inside

  • merry says:

  • kawanna says:
    they don't

  • Catherine says:
    If one means a complete stranger, well quite simple - I wouldn't let them hold him!

  • Anonymous says:
    i dont allow it

  • Anonymous says:
    dont let them

  • Sarah says:
    They don't!

  • Anonymous says:
    I don't know, it's never happened that I can recall, would depend on the circs.

  • Tracy says:

  • Sarah says:
    Well she;s six now so she can tell them herself but when she was little I would politely ask them not to...although she probably would have been screaming anyway. She was NOT a child who went happily to anyone...you have to earn her trust!

  • Anonymous says:
    This never happened and I would not let it.

  • Leah says:
    If they were grandmother/father like I let them... otherwise I beat them off with my diaper bag=)

  • Danielle says:
    Give them a dirty look!

  • Marlana says:
    Hmm...probably tell them he has a contagious flu or something...haha i don't know.

  • Anonymous says:
    Politely decline. Don't touch my kid, man.

  • Amaris says:
    No one usually asked but if they did I would come up with some excuse why the couldn't,lol

  • Anonymous says:
    Smile and run!!! :)

  • Stephany says:
    I don't allow strangers to hold my children.

  • M says:
    I don't let them, wtf

  • Joy says:
    I don't think I look that welcoming to strangers.. and I've never been asked. haha. I would say, "She's fine!"

  • Cyndi says:
    Tell them I would rather them not.

  • jennifer says:
    i would not let a stranger hold my baby

  • Lisa says:
    Drives me nuts!! I just walk away!

  • Sarah says:
    grab my baby and hold em close

  • Elizabeth says:
    depends on the situation.

  • Jeneya says:
    I don't talk to strangers lol...and I sure as heck wouldn't let them hold my child, even now.

  • Rebecca says:

  • Linsey says:
    don't allow it

  • Michelle says:
    a stranger would never get near enough to hold my babies

  • Laura says:
    I dont let them.

  • Erica says:
    don't let them unless i know them

  • Michelle says:
    It hasn't happened. Most people just baby-talk to him and smile, and sometimes touch his hand or his feet. I usually just thank them for telling me how cute he is.

  • Trina says:

  • Carlene says:
    Thankfully that's never happened

  • Susan says:
    um not sure never had tht prob

  • Shona says:
    tell them not 2

  • Lenore says:
    Let my child lead me, if they okay with it I'm ok - but I stay by their side.

  • Carmen says:
    Trust me No stranger holds my baby

  • Angii says:
    pretend I dont hear them

  • Kelly says:
    If they ask I suppose its OK as long as I'm there

  • Lianne says:
    a stranger hasnt eva tried to hold my baby so i dnt know

  • Elize says:
    Dit gebeur nie sommer nie.........

  • Crystal says:
    freak out inside and keep close eye on tha stranger

  • Anonymous says:
    i dont let that happen

  • Caroline says:
    depends on the circumstance really.

  • noelle says:
    it depends on where we are and who this person is

  • Eboni says:
    Death stare them generally. Tell them noooooooo.

  • Tameka says:
    go off at them for being so damn rude and trying to take a baby from its mother when we dont even knwo them, and i go off at them till they pretty much running away in fright, no stranger taking my baby

  • Janette says:
    say: sorry but no

  • Jacqui Marie says:
    tell them not to!!!

  • Nichole says:
    hasnt happened yet... not sure how i would react.

  • Christi says:
    I wasn't weird about that for the most part. As long as she didn't mind, I didn't mind.

  • Miko says:
    I said I had to go

  • Anonymous says:
    I never really had that happen or I never let them hold them

  • Doris says:
    my babies are usually strapped to me in sling, so that wouldn't happen. If anyone did, they would get hollered at. I am rather a mother lion !

  • Manda says:
    not a good idea especially with swineflu around

  • nessa says:
    punch them in the face.. jk.. i would tell them not too.. cuz its uncomfertable

  • Jordan says:
    Usually that doesn't happen and if it does the stranger is just someone who I haven't seen for awhile.

  • Kristine says:
    wouldnt let them

  • Kirsty says:
    Go ballistic!

  • jennifer says:
    never had that one wouldnt be sure how id react

  • Mara says:
    They don't. I won't let them even try. I don't trust people or where their hands have been.

  • amy says:
    Grab my baby

  • Megan says:
    Umm tell them do not touch him

  • Anonymous says:
    not let them

  • Shannon says:
    Ummm... I don't think so.

  • stephanie says:
    I dont really mind but i watch them like a hawk lol

  • Samantha says:
    take my baby back

  • Emily says:
    are you kidding? I would never hand my baby to a stranger

  • Kerensa says:
    get very nervous and say he's shy he doesn't like being held!! lol

  • Ashley says:
    Smack em! >_<

  • Ursala says:

  • Anonymous says:
    umm..i wouldnt let them? if its a friend of my familys and i didnt know them i would let them.. cause i know if they were bad people my family wouldnt want them around

  • Kimberley says:
    i wouldnt let them obv

  • Michaela says:
    No way

  • Courtney says:
    If a stranger tried when they were babies I'd probably tell them hell no

  • Steph says:
    They DON"T!!!

  • ALICIA says:
    I used to feel odd and hold her to me more tightly. Would not let just anyone hold my daughter. I had to know them

  • Kari says:
    Don't allow it

  • Christine says:
    politely say no

  • Chelsea says:
    Depends on the vibe I get. It's VERY rare that I let anyone besides family hold one of my babies.

  • Donna says:

  • Carisa says:
    Decide if they look decent enough and let them on occasion.

  • DD says:
    They won't because i don't get down like that

  • Shantanna says:
    Don't let them

  • Emily says:
    looked at them like there were crazy even tho i let one of my regulars hold raz when i was work as a waitress

  • Amber says:
    I don't let them. To many things going around right now that my babies can get.

  • Courtney says:
    ask them not to, if they still try i become a little more adamant and forceful. no one holds my baby without my permission (except family...they automatically have permission)

  • Jamie says:
    look at them like they are flippin nuts and ask them to please not touch him...flu season here

  • Kristy says:

  • Lauren says:
    Ughh don't let me.

  • Zoey says:
    dont let them

  • Samantha says:
    i dont let them.

  • Tiffani says:

  • Meghann says:
    she's not a baby now. but i used to say " excuse me. touch my baby and i'll break ur hands. fuck off!" lol. i wasn't very nice.

  • Jennifer says:

  • Melissa says:
    It depends on who they are,I have to at least know something about them and I stay right there

  • Danielle says:
    ummm, i think he is sleeping....

  • Christy says:
    Walk away

  • Julie says:
    I don't think a stranger ever has.

  • Francine says:
    depends how stranger some random on the street id prob sock em one with a smile lol

  • Alena says:
    lol thi9s happened to me once with lucas when he was a new born, this lady in woolies owuldnt leave me alone it was just b4 xmas and she gave me 20 for lucas to buy him sonmweting nice i like fought with her saying no i wont take ur money but she got angry and just gave it to me and then wanted a hold lol i let her she was a nice lil old lady not like bad lookin lol but i still had him half in my arms... watched too many shows where they run off wiht ur kid lol

  • Alison says:
    I wouldn't let a stranger hold my baby, but i usually let little old ladies have a peek

  • Anonymous says:
    Don't let them.

  • Nicole says:
    Take him back and ask what they think they are doing

  • kimberley says:
    i don't think a stranger has held Hailey... except for when we go get her measured... and aslong as its not that evil midwife i don't really mind, or streess out.

  • chelsey says:
    Not Happening

  • Kylie says:
    Cover my baby with my whole body

  • Sarah says:
    a stranger doesnt hold her only people i know

  • Shamarra says:
    Move my child so they can't. Why randoms try holding random children is beyond me.

  • Kirsty says:
    Don't let them.

  • Samantha says:
    tell them to fuck off

  • ashleigh says:
    Walk away ...

  • Amie says:
    I don't let them! Unless they are a 'family friend'

  • meghan says:
    um, I am not so worried now because he is old enough to know who he is comfotable with but when he was younger I would tell them No

  • Cait says:
    that doesnt ever happen to me lol

  • Allie says:
    tell them not to

  • Ede-Leigh says:
    I don't have a baby anymore.

  • Kitty says:
    Just say no

  • Veronica says:
    erm they havent and i think id say no

  • Jenny says:
    I guess it depends on where we are and who's asking..

  • Brittany says:
    They dont