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Boys find it harder at nursery?

(5 Posts)
BlueyDragon Wed 06-Feb-13 04:30:44

Sorry, no difference other than those based on them being different people rather than different genders (DD was the better sleeper).

BlueyDragon Wed 06-Feb-13 04:29:11

Not a theory I've heard before. Nurseries take the children that are brought to them IME. FWIW there was no difference in settling between my DD and my DS when they were in full time nursery.

Tortoiseonthehalfshell Wed 06-Feb-13 04:19:09

I would doubt that was the case - surely if a parent has to work, they have to work? You don't put a baby in nursery if you don't absolutely need paid childcare; they cost a fortune!

MrsMushroom Wed 06-Feb-13 04:12:29

Is it not possible that the area has a high proportion of female births?

Jthree1 Wed 06-Feb-13 00:28:54

All the local nurseries i visited when looking for a place for my baby son, seemed to have a significantly lower ratio of boys to girls. Is this because boys struggle more to adjust to nursery routines. Has anyone else experienced this?

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