When it comes to odd celebrity-parenting practices, today’s stars are raising the bar!
They've ditched their doting nannies for hands-on attachment parenting. They've taken baby names from "non-traditional" to downright crazy (yes, we're talking about you, Gwyneth). They've even begun to advocate for saving and eating their own placenta after birth!
Now, we’ll neither slam nor advocate for any of these new fads. But with the Internet buzzing about Kristin Cavallari’s recent decision to skip her children's mandatory vaccinations, we've rounded up seven unconventional celebrity-parenting practices that will definitely blow your mind!
An Unusual Aperitif...
While pregnant, Kim Kardashian considered consuming her placenta on the hit reality TV series Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Celeb moms Mayim Bialik and January Jones have also publicly supported the tummy-turning practice.
Kim is not the only Kardashian to get in on today's questionable child-rearing trends. Her sister Kourtney has joined a long list of celebs, from Angelina Jolie to Alanis Morissette, who practice Attachment Parenting — a style of caretaking in which parents spend as much time with their children as possible (even if this means sharing a bed).
No Formula. No Food Processor. No Problem.
Alicia Silverstone created a media storm in 2012 when she posted a video of herself pre-chewing her son Bear Blu's food before spitting the mush into his mouth on her blog, The Kind Life.
Los Niños No Pueden Ver La Television
Gwyneth Paltrow told Redbook that she does not allow her children — daughter Apple, 9, and son Moses, 8 — to watch television in English.
Lougies For Love
With the help of the NOSEFRIDA, Christina Applegate literally sucks the snot out of her daughter Sadie’s nose as necessary.
Preventable Diseases Welcome?
Kristin Cavallari and Jenny McCarthy were recently slammed by fans for refusing to vaccinate their infants dues to statistics related to autism.