Just stop for a minute and look at what we're doing. Everyone is entitled to their opinion but we should all be mindful that what we say (or write) has an affect on those around us, positive and negative. It's one of the greatest problems for mothers today that we compare ourselves to each other and pass judgment on other mums parenting techniques and skills.
Yes jm it is important that mothers are well informed and I think that everyone appreciates your experience and all the extra links you've supplied, but I think that at that point you can stop with the lecture. It's not the information that you're offering that is the problem, it's the way that you offer it. Tone is everything and very hard to get across when writing on a forum.
As some other members have said, Huggies has been and will continue to be a place where mums can get together and have a chat about their concerns and joys. We all welcome ideas from every perspective but we also expect members to know when they have over stepped the mark of offering support and friendship and crossed over to being judgmental and hurtful.
I suggest that enough has probably been said now and perhaps my extra diatribe is not particularly helpful either but I felt like saying something as there are people who may be tipped over the edge towards Post Natal Depression upon reading that they are damaging their children. By all means lets suggest that some mums should seek some professional help with someone that can really help
in a positive way.
Most mothers are doing a great job because it's what they want- to offer the best for their children.
Lets stay focused on being helpful to each other.