How to Deal with Unwanted New-Baby Advice

5 Great Lines to Blow Off Bad Advice

  • "Great, I will discuss that with my husband later tonight."
  • "Every baby and every family are different, so that might not work with mine, but thanks so much for sharing that with me."
  • "It's true that babies haven't changed much in the last 30 years, but what we know about them has."
  • "That sounds very interesting. I'll ask my pediatrician about it and get back to you."
  • "You know, I'm really tired now and can't process this, but I'll call you later if I have any questions."

Originally published in the August 2008 issue of American Baby magazine.

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