An 11 month old baby exclusively breastfed by a vegan mother has died and the parents are charged with neglect after an autopsy indicated the baby suffered from deficiencies in vitamin B12 and Vitamin A – both known to be
I’m not going to tell you how to live your life… But yeah.
Don’t force your life choices on your child, let them make their own mind up.
So by you feeding your child meat, you’re not doing the exact same thing? You’re letting them make up their own mind whether or not they want to eat their animal friends?
- Fortified breakfast cereals
- Nutritional Yeast
- Fortified Soy Milk
All are sources of B-12. These parents were not taking initiative; it isn’t the vegan diet, it’s the irresponsible parents.
Listen, when I’m of age, I’m raising my children with a vegan lifestyle. There will be no dead animal carcass allowed in my household, and I will watch documentaries with them to educate them on the vegan lifestyle and what it really is. I won’t say they can’t eat meat, but I’ll educate my children enough so that they know how fucking sick the meat and dairy industry is. So yeah, I’m not going to force my child to be vegan; that will be their choice when the time comes.