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Jars - does anyone else feel guilty?

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outwoodmum Wed 15-Jun-05 14:40:21

I feel hugely guilty about using jars for DS2, even though I buy organic, and have begun mixing in fresh stuff. Can anyone make me feel better about it?

flamesparrow Wed 15-Jun-05 14:44:00

I felt hugely guilty - but then justified it by the fact that I was going to have to go back to work at 6 months, and that I was spending all my time with DD enjoying her...not slaving in the kitchen as soon as I got home.

Probably a shoddy excuse to some people, but worked for me

Not too sure what I'll do next time... not working now!!

rickman Wed 15-Jun-05 14:46:38

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Pomi Wed 15-Jun-05 14:50:46

I feel guilty using jars for ds1 (not hugely though) but i know there was no alternate cant explain the reason. Like you i aslo used to mix it with home mades.

flamesparrow Wed 15-Jun-05 14:50:49

If it weren't for us using jars... think of all the unemployed people from the baby food factory!!

We could be contributing to their families going hungry...

rickman Wed 15-Jun-05 15:01:45

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expatinscotland Wed 15-Jun-05 15:02:34

No. I don't allow anyone to make me feel guilty about my parenting choices.

Pagan Wed 15-Jun-05 15:04:09

A pal only ever home made stuff which was great but then her DD would never eat anything else. So when we were on days out and for handyness I could nip into a shop and feed my DD cold nosh out of a jar, my pal had a terrible time trying to warm up her home made stuff.

oliveoil Wed 15-Jun-05 15:24:52

No guilt here either, I do a mix of homemade and jars as well

outwoodmum Wed 15-Jun-05 17:03:37

Thanks folks. I'm happy with mjy choices now, but the pressure is always on. Good point, Pagan, it'll make those outings much easier!

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