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#40709 - 03/21/05 10:49 PM Why do the babies stink????
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[:"purple"] [/] My new kids were just born on the 15th <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/multi.gif" alt="" />! I was able to hold them for a few seconds last night <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cloud9.gif" alt="" /> and they smell REAL funny..like a skunk had them instead!!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/worried2.gif" alt="" /> Are they supposed to smell this way? Any advice on these new babies would be GREATLY appreciated-I am a first time grammy!!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/help.gif" alt="" />THANKS <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thanx.gif" alt="" />

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#40710 - 03/21/05 10:51 PM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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Some parents LOVE to overscent their babies haha.

But it is probably because baby gliders "skunk" when they are scared. Smells just like a skunk haha. Its like a defense mechanism. And let me tell you, I agree, it sure does smell!

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#40711 - 03/21/05 10:55 PM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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The smell was sooo bad it made my stomach turn <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />! Can you use the glider dry shampoo on them? <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wave.gif" alt="" />

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#40712 - 03/21/05 10:55 PM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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awwwwwwwwww skunkys!!!!!!!!!!
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#40713 - 03/21/05 11:27 PM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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I don't know that I would. The parents know their babies by scent. I don't know how the parents would react if their joeys suddenly smelled different. Other input???
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#40714 - 03/21/05 11:33 PM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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I definitely agree with Dancing. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/read.gif" alt="" />

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#40715 - 03/21/05 11:38 PM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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I wouldn't use anything to make them smell different. As they get used to you, they will skunk less because they won't be as scared <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />. Good luck to ya!

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#40716 - 03/22/05 12:08 AM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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Ah. i had NO clue babies did that. how odd. you learn something new everyday <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

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#40717 - 03/22/05 01:51 AM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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Yup. lol. It's kind of hilarious really.. and I would laugh if SKUNK wasn't like.. my all time least favorite smell ever. lol. Eeeeeeeew!! lol. The wee newborns though.. just don't know that you're not going to eat them.. so they want to scare you off. lol. Don't worry.. a week from now, or so.. they won't do it to you anymore. lol. Good Luck with them, and Congrats on the New Babes!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> Luv <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" /> Ames!!

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#40718 - 03/22/05 08:36 AM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thanx.gif" alt="" />Thanks you guys! I thought something was wrong with them!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/roflmao.gif" alt="" />LOL. I had never smelled that before-shoo-weee!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />
(Amy, <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thinkerg.gif" alt="" /> maybe we can meet up sometime and I can show you my new grandkids! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/muchlove.gif" alt="" />-and you can show me all your little guys!) <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" />

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#40719 - 03/23/05 03:29 AM Re: Why do the babies stink???? [Re: ]
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hehe.. oh yes.. they are just perfectly normal and smelly.. not a THING to worry about. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/roflmao.gif" alt="" /> I just got 'Skunked' by my new sweeties tonight.. (I have two day old boy/girl twins..) and it doesn't matter how many babies you have.. or how many times you've been through this, and know how to handle them.. a majority of them.. will STILL skunk you to try and scare you off. lol. It's kind of endearing though, I think. hehe. lol.

Hey... hehee.. Why didn't I think of that..?!?! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/nixweiss.gif" alt="" /> lol. It would be awesome to meet your new grandjoeys sometime.. It's nice to have a glider person so close to home. lolol. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> Let me know when you think you might wanna.. and we'll work something out.. (my schedule is always SO strange, lol, but I know it's possible.. hehe, lol). Luv <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" /> Ames!!

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