Woman urged to 'save her baby' after husband picks out rude-sounding name

A woman shouting at her partner after a disagreement
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A pregnant woman has been urged to 'save' her baby after her husband came up with an awful name.

The concerned mum shared her predicament on Reddit, expressing shock at her husband's suggestion to name their baby "Mips". As a compromise, if she remained opposed, he suggested "Mipsie" as an alternative.

However, the woman reckons the name will "paint a target" on their child's back – and fellow social media users agreed.

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Her post read: "My husband has been obsessed with this name since before we started having children, and will not let it go no matter what I tell him. I think the name is basically painting a target on a kid's back and no one will take them seriously. My husband thinks it's a cute name and will start a naming trend."

"Yes, he's serious. No, I cannot convince him no matter what I say it's terrible."

Commenters on the post were quick to advise the expectant mother to do whatever it takes to "save" her child from her husband's unusual name choice. Some suggested that the name sounded like it could be interpreted as something offensive, while others believed Mips would be a "cute name" for a pet - but not for a baby.

One user commented: "Not trying to be mean but that must be one of the worst names I've seen on Reddit."

Another chimed in: "Oh no. That is a great name for a cat, a rabbit or a ridiculously fluffy dog. Something small and fuzzy. Not a grown woman. I swear people forget that babies grow up into adults who have to live with the ridiculous names their parents thought were cute on a nursery wall."

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