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#1 earthschildren

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:29 PM

My DD2 did it looked cute, but she had lots of dark curly black hair. Never never contemplated it with DD1 as i didnt like them one bit.

Both the DD's did put one of DS when he was little as a joke?

So what are the requirements of a baby headband, how old do you think the baby should be ( I have seen them on what looks to be a newborn... unsure.gif ) Does the baby need to have hair or do they look better on baldies.....

#2 catnat

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:30 PM

Hmmmm I vaguely remember there being a rather heated thread on this one once before so I hope it doesn't happen again tongue.gif .

Anyway I am in the camp that they should only go on babies that have hair. Bald babies with headbands do really look like Easter Eggs IMO.

#3 JRA

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:32 PM

Is this to take pressure off the leash thread?

#4 cherub28

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:32 PM

NNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Not again!  tongue.gif

#5 earthschildren

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:33 PM

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Bald babies with headbands do really look like Easter Eggs IMO.


laughing2.gif Never thought of that one grin.gif

#6 ebmember

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:34 PM

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Edited by missmosquito, 16 December 2008 - 02:43 PM.


#7 recherche

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:37 PM

All babies should wear headbands always. And earrings.

#8 WazzasMissus

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:37 PM

Yes, I think the wearing of head bands should be compulsory for all babies..

..but only the Pat Cash kind.


#9 ~plg~

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:38 PM

Did a headband thread really get heated?  What's the controversy?  Is there a cruelty issue I am not aware of? biggrin.gif

#10 earthschildren

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:39 PM

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And earrings.


Maybe they could get a belly ring as well unsure.gif

#11 FreeRangeKids

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:43 PM



#12 Renoir

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:43 PM

So long as they don't have those little ponytails instead.  According to a recent EB study, those things cause migraines, facial skin tightening, follicular trauma and much, much pain for a baby.  Not asseptable, no way, no how.

ph34r.gif

#13 WazzasMissus

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:45 PM

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facial skin tightening


more laptop wobbling

#14 Velociraptor

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:46 PM

Wow - I never knew headbands were controversial. We're talking the cloth sort, aren't we? Not plastic ones?

#15 earthschildren

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:47 PM

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those little ponytails instead.


Renoir, I assume you mean those little top knot fountain thingys that look like a whale spout.....dd did look so cute with her hair like that and not once complained of a headache, though I do wonder why her eyes are shaped like a cat's.....  laughing2.gif

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Not plastic ones


Cant i use rubbber bands  cry1.gif

Edited by earthschildren, 16 November 2008 - 09:48 PM.


#16 catnat

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:48 PM

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Did a headband thread really get heated?


Yes, in true EB style any opinion that you do not share is a total judgement and criticism of your parenting so it must be defended to the end.

There are many people out there who truly get offended at being told wrapping their bald babies head in lace or material doesn't make them look cute but silly.

ETA- Yet when I looked back at this post I realised my own child was wearing a teddy costume complete with headgear in my sig so the same could be said of course laughing2.gif

Edited by catnat, 16 November 2008 - 09:50 PM.


#17 Renoir

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:49 PM

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I do wonder why her eyes are shaped like a cat's.....


And there's your evidence...  roll2.gif

Edited by Renoir, 16 November 2008 - 09:50 PM.


#18 Neonatal Diabetes

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:49 PM

I remember the way the last thread headed as well

If we are going to leash a child, surely we start out with headbands on newborns right tongue.gif

#19 earthschildren

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:50 PM

Maybe the use of the headband caused DD to get a bald spot and her hair to fall out......sh*te now i really am a bad mother unsure.gif

#20 Road_to_somewhere

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:52 PM

Most definitely. I am a bald baby headband advocate. Let me demonstrate.

We have the 'Work out'range, shown here in white
Also the 'Real men wear pink' range



Couldn't give two hoots what any one else does in this regard.

Edited by TheMexican, 16 November 2008 - 09:53 PM.


#21 SUSIE25

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:53 PM

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Provided they are born by c-section, bottle-fed, disposable nappied, earringedat 4 weeks and wearing a leash, I think headbands look fine.

Could almost yell BINGO to this  laughing2.gif
What about the tattoo.

#22 earthschildren

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:54 PM

What about scarves tied around a baby boys head???

I dont like them laughing2.gif

#23 Renoir

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:54 PM

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Maybe the use of the headband caused DD to get a bald spot and her hair to fall out......
Yes indeedy. Follicular damage.  There are not enough tsks in the world for the likes of you, EC.

#24 sarah6110

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:54 PM

roll2.gif

I LOVE this thread! You girls are so funny  laughing2.gif

But seriously, as this is very serious issue, one of infant head fashion...........

I do think they look amusing on the hair challenged.  But hey, I dont have a girl, so who knows what ill do when I have one!

#25 ~JASB~

Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:59 PM

Easter Eggs  roll2.gif  roll2.gif
That cracked me up ... but I do agree  ph34r.gif




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