Pipkin makes some good points on honoring the personal space of an infant. Yes, even they are entitled to some space no matter how old you are. You’re a stranger. That’s enough to freak them out and ruin the family’s day.
Gotta be on the defense when in public! Plenty of well intentioned yet, unmannerly folks out there. Tell ’em to back off, nicely of course.
So Cute: Against the Lack of Strangers’ Baby Etiquette (www.journeymanwriter.blog-city.com)