When is it considered "inappropriate" to shower in front of my son? He's 12 months now and I take him in the bathroom and put toys on the floor while I shower.. Is he too old? When should I stop?

Amelia 7 likes

He is your child, I don't think it's inappropriate at all unless it was someone else.

L M 2 likes

I agree, but there has to be an age limit I would imagine.

Kaitlin C 9 likes

I don't think it is till he's much older, I actually recently read a very good article about a mom who chooses to shower in front of her boys and will change in front of them because she wants them to know that real women aren't perfect naked like they see in the magazines, it changed me opinion on it a lot

Nikki M 1 like

I stopped at 4/5.

Alyson D 2 likes

You've still got a while to go. He's still so innocent right now. I'm going to take advantage of all the years my son will take a bubble bath with mommy 💙

K B 0 likes

I still go in the shower with my son and he is 16 months. I can remember me mom in the bath and me talking to her when I was a teenager. Your the parent, who cares!

Out N 0 likes

My daughter is 3.5 and still will take a shower with me or husband ocasanaly. It depends what you and child are comfortable with.

NYT'S Mom 0 likes

I'm not sure but maybe when they are old enough to identify body parts?

J.O.M. 0 likes

My hubby stopped being naked around our daughter about 18 months, about the time they may begin to remember? Idk, depends on if your prepared to answer questions too, if hubby wants to do bath w my daughter he wears his swim trunks, she's 3 now of course so it's very different from 12 mo

Mickey 1 like

There is an limit. At 2 they start to recognize

S T 0 likes

The age limit varies. It is whenever either party begins to feel uncomfortable at all. To not stop then would be disrespectful to those involved. To stop before then is fine to but it doesn't really matter because it doesn't make a difference to those involved at that time too.

Brittany 0 likes

My son is 2 (almost 3) & I still shower with him!!

R S 0 likes

I read about it as a recommendation for 2 year olds, never thought about it until then. My dds are 2 and 5 and they were used to walk in and out of the bathroom when my husband showers and never had any problems, they asked me about body parts before they were 3 so I guess thry had it all very clear

Monika V 0 likes

My son is almost 11 months and I get in the bath with him to bathe him. But my SO won't be naked around him! He won't tell me why he just doesn't feel comfortable with it. I don't get it!

Caitlin V 0 likes

I stopped around 4 but really only because he started pointing and going "booby! Booby!" And while that was funny, it didn't really make showering easy.

Alysha B 0 likes

I've read that some kids can start having sexual feelings as young as 3 or 4 & they can feel strange/guilty if it happens when their opposite sex parent is naked. I'm planning to stop by the time my son is 3.

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