What is the daftest advice you have been about babies or pre-school age children?

I especially thinking about advice, or being told you MUST do something by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional. A family friend who was a midwife, came round one day, when my daughter was about 4 months old. She asked if I was getting a baby walker. When I said I did not believe in them, she said I... show more I especially thinking about advice, or being told you MUST do something by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional.
A family friend who was a midwife, came round one day, when my daughter was about 4 months old. She asked if I was getting a baby walker. When I said I did not believe in them, she said I SHOULD get one, and push my daughter to walk.
"Oh really? " I said "Mum didn't have baby walkers for us, but we all managed!"

I felt like asking her if she thought humans invented wheels, before learning to walk upright.
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