Saturday 24 March 2018

Mum makes ‘epic parenting fail’ and accidentally fake tans her son’s face while breastfeeding

Gemma pictured with her baby son
Gemma pictured with her baby son
Gemma accidently tanned her baby while breastfeeding
Patricia Murphy

Patricia Murphy

The admission of new mum who accidentally tanned her infant son’s face while breastfeeding has gone viral online.

Gemma Colley from Leeds in the UK shared a photograph of her baby’s accidently tanned face after she breastfed him too soon after getting a spray-on tan.

“Yesterday I had a spray tan, a few hours later I breastfed my little boy. Cue 5 o’clock shadow and a very guilty mummy,” she shared on a Facebook forum for mothers called The Unmumsy Mum.

The funny photo attracted thousands of likes and has been shared more than 25,000 times on Facebook.

Mum Gemma returned to the page a few hours later to post a new photo of her baby, looking a lot less bronzed.

“Photo evidence that tonight’s feed was much less orange.

From one mum to another, I'd like to let you know about my epic fail of fails. Yesterday I had a spray tan, a few hours...

Posted by Gemma Colley on Thursday, 30 July 2015

“Thanks for all the positive comments. I’m just another mummy trying to shed light on the adventures and misadventures of being a parent,” she said.

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