What else are they wrong about?
Hard as it is to believe, during the early twentieth century, a whole school of mental health professionals decided that unconditional love was a terrible thing to give a child. The government printed pamphlets warning mothers against the dangers of holding their kids. The head of the American Psychological Association and even a mothers' organization endorsed the position that mothers were dangerous – until psychologist Harry Harlow set out to prove them wrong.
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There will always be well-meaning and educated folk out there that will claim they know what's best. These folk will use the best arguments in the world to tell your why you should be doing things their way.
If there is one thing that history has proven, it is that we don't know, (even though we say we do). This applies to the family physician who is giving you that prescription with the best intent, and the health food guru trying to sell you on the next fad.
The beautiful thing about where we are in this journey is that it has never been easier to find out for ourselves.