What’s the yuckiest parenting job?
A sick child, cleaning poo and dealing with vomit. Is this the parenting job description?

Our facebook fans share their thoughts on the not-so-glamorous moments of parenting.

Dealing with a sick child

Having a sick baby and not being able to make him feel better. - Sian Leigh Olivier

When my children are ill and there is nothing I can do, but wait for meds to kick in. - Sho'ayb Peer

Cleaning the poo

Dealing with the squirts when baba is still in a nappy! - Fiona Crowley

Having a disabled one-year- old and still having to clean poo. - Dorea Fischer

Cleaning all those boogers. - Rika-Marie Whelan

The cleaning of poo accidents in panties. - Andrea Tomasicchio

I can handle vomit, snot and a poo nappy. But poo in underpants makes me gag. - Rebecca Van Eeden

To me it was cleaning of poo when they were in nappies. eeeewwwwwh. But that is what parents are for.... LOL. - Janice Davids

Dealing and cleaning vomit

Cleaning up lunch from the floor when it's already halfway digested... - Lizl Ryan

Definitely cleaning up vomit! - Nasheta Solomon Votersen

Cleaning up vomit or being vomited on. - Debbie Bowley Haylett

Vomit I can't stand. Everything else I can cope with it. - Monde Sussmann

Vomit, especially when you’re away from home. - Pauline Sepeng

My son once puked down my top and it pooled in my underwire bra. It was all warm and gross. And the smell left me gagging. - Allison Wainwright

What is your yuckiest parenting job?

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