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How can I get people to stop interfering with my parenting?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Do the Right Thing

There are 3 types of advice.
Good advice that works. Good advice, but not right for your baby . And absolutely poor advice that might be harmful.Listen politely and do what you think is best. If they continue to harass you, be polite, but firm nd tell themyou will ask for help when it is needed.

In brief: Do the Right Thing

There are 3 types of advice.
Good advice that works. Good advice, but not right for your baby . And absolutely poor advice that might be harmful.Listen politely and do what you think is best. If they continue to harass you, be polite, but firm nd tell themyou will ask for help when it is needed.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Melissa Arca
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Be kind but honest

Unfortunately, everyone has an opinion on virtually every parenting issue out there.
The thing is, only you know what is right for you and your baby. Every baby is different, so what may have worked for your friend, may not work for you. Kindly acknowledge the unsolicited advice but also make your parenting choice clear in hopes of avoiding future such interference.

In brief: Be kind but honest

Unfortunately, everyone has an opinion on virtually every parenting issue out there.
The thing is, only you know what is right for you and your baby. Every baby is different, so what may have worked for your friend, may not work for you. Kindly acknowledge the unsolicited advice but also make your parenting choice clear in hopes of avoiding future such interference.
Dr. Melissa Arca
Dr. Melissa Arca
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics

In brief: You don't

Once you become pregnant then the entire world will feel that it is their right to give you unsolicited advice.
You can't fix all the rude people in the world but you can ignore them.

In brief: You don't

Once you become pregnant then the entire world will feel that it is their right to give you unsolicited advice.
You can't fix all the rude people in the world but you can ignore them.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics

In brief: Smile

Smile, say, "thank you, " and do what you think is right.

In brief: Smile

Smile, say, "thank you, " and do what you think is right.
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
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