50 Terrible Advice for Parents that your grandma thought were true

Pastries or gravies are forbidden while breastfeeding.

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It was believed that you couldn’t eat the rich stuff, like pastries or gravy, while nursing, because that might spoil the milk. It’s good that no one believes that anymore.

Be an extremely busy mom until you die of exhaustion

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Otherwise, your baby boy will be a self-centered prince!. Yes, in a real book written by Arthur Wylie in the 1940s, it said that moms that weren’t extremely busy to the point of dying young were raising wussy boys.