Outrage of the Week: Maternity Ward Edition

Hi Readers! Here you go!

Dear Free-Range Kids: I just had my first child a couple of months ago and within a day had our first experience with extreme safety proponents. I was in the hospital and a friend had come to meet my son. We decided to go on a walk around the ward, just so that I could stretch my legs. I picked up my son and we had a nice stroll around the ward. As we were heading back to my room one of the nurses yelled at me for carrying my baby around. Apparently, in that hospital, infants are only safe if they are transported in bassinets. Parents need not apply.

I’m sure this is only the beginning! — J.

It sure is, J. But congrats on starting the journey! (Even if the hospital says you did it wrong.)– Lenore

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