Upsetting old-fashioned parenting advice you should definitely ignore

Baby in vintage cot

Perhaps you’ve been on the receiving end of some bonkers advice from a granny or the well-intentioned elderly person down the street?

Here’s a whole bunch of times stock-standard, old school advice that was just plain wrong.  These “helpful tips” belong in the bin…

Rub your baby’s gums with whisky to ease teething pain

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Maybe you've heard this one from a grandparent (or great-grandparent, even?) Granted it might work, but it's never okay to give your baby booze, obviously. Just no.

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