On the supposedly squeamish subject of men and diaper changing: I've always figured that any gender who can create (and turn into a box office success) a movie like Dumb & Dumber should have absolutely no trouble working the business end of a baby.
And so, as I look around online to see if all those bananas she ate yesterday might be the cause of the kid's excruciating and nap-delaying constipation, the last remedy on babycenter's list catches my eye:
Inserting a lubricated thermometer about an inch into your baby's rectum may bring about the same results [as a suppository]. However, some pediatricians discourage parents from using the thermometer technique because you could potentially injure your baby's bowel wall if you insert it too far or at the wrong angle. Be prepared for an explosive bowel movement if you try this method.[italics added]Um, ok, but how, exactly do you prepare?
If only there were a line of Dumb & Dumber parenting videos...
Constipation: A common problem for babies [babycenter]
A dad runs away from EBM at DisneyWorld [wdisneyw, search the page for 'shopping']
Why Are New Moms So Moody? [Parents magazine has trouble pushing out the hard science]
Call it baby prep: buy Dumb & Dumber on DVD [amazon]