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A friend has hand sanitiser at her front door for everyone to use. Should I be doing this too now that I have a baby?


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  • With covid it has now become a necessity both when out and at home.


  • I normally only have hand sanitiser in my handbag. Certainly with changing little ones or when you have a cold it’s good to have it handy. Now with Covid19 I also have a bottle handy in the kitchen.


  • I tend to use it when I’m out shopping because you can’t always find a tap.


  • I dont know i never used it with my kids and now there alk grown up and healthy,kids have to discover germs so that they are not immune to
    Anything


  • I have sanitiser on my kitchen bench and use it quite regularly throughout the day, especially after being with the dogs. People are free to use it but I don’t insist on it, although I probably should to be honest


  • I would bother but I did every now and again


  • It wouldn’t hurt to have it there, but I never had people use it with my 3 kids and they were fine.


  • Don’t get me wrong of course I believe in washing your hands after bathroom etc you need to expose your self to some germs or you won’t build your immune system up


  • Coming into Autumn / Winter – if you have a lot of guests, I certainly would!


  • I wouldn’t say it’s a necessity but it’s most definitely handy to have. And I think it’s a good idea for visitors to use when there’s a new baby in the house


  • a little OTT I think but yes its handy when out and about


  • I think it’s a good idea. It would be along the same lines as asking people to take off their shoes at the door.


  • Hmmmm, I never thought about this.

    It’s a personal choice I suppose.


  • Is it a rule that it has to be used or is it just at the front door as a courtesy.


  • I really don’t think they are necessarily!
    We have never used it to be honest and our 3 kids are fine.


  • You can’t avoid germs altogether. As long as their hands are clean you’ll be fine.


  • Hand sanitizer is probably bit of an overkill. Regular hand washing is fine. I do keep hand sanitizer in my baby bag tho for when we are out and I may not have access to wash my hands.


  • I have hand sanitiser in the car and in my bag and other places.
    But we just wash our hands and do not ask anyone to use hand sanitiser when they enter our home.


  • I never did. Just wash your hands regularly.


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