HoppingPavlova · 13/10/2018 12:49
I refuse to believe a 5mo baby consumed a happy meal. I’m guessing they sucked on a nugget and potentially one or two fries at best. I doubt it’s an everyday occurrence and would think it’s some special treat where an older sibling was taken to Macca’s and the baby given them something to keep them occupied. I just can’t get worked up about that.
Improve12 · 13/10/2018 12:52
Sorry OP. Not sure if the commenters have children of their own. I consider it abusive. Some people start weaning at 4 months but others wait till 6 months. If you start before 6 months, you work with your stage 1 baby foods. You are there to give your child a healthy start at life. meat is actually not recommended in early stages. I find it abusive. you are not strange. Please don't let some of these keyboard warriors question your own value system. There are many people that agree with you. They just may not be amongst the first wave of commenters.
Improve12 · 13/10/2018 12:55
Would anyone give a baby a cigarette to smoke or a beer? No. Not all smokers and drinkers are going to get severely sick from one smoke. However, giving that to a baby, can have serious health effects. Same with a happy meal. It's not age appropriate at all! Also, a 5 month old... portions... honestly..
Caprisunorange · 13/10/2018 12:55
I didn’t give my 5.5 m old McDonald’s, she had it for the first time when she was about 2 and I realised that milk, fries and nuggets/ fishfinger/ burger in moderation was harmless and they love it
So I don’t think I would actually have a problem with my next 5.5m old having a taste
JustDanceAddict · 13/10/2018 13:00
Not abuse, but negligent I would say. Babies shouldn’t be weaned until 6 months now, surely? Then it’d be veg, fruit, cheese, pasta, chicken not in nugget form. The salt content would be too high and it’s the ‘look at my kids having a Mcd’ type post which is scummy anyway.
SpottingTheZebras · 13/10/2018 13:02
I’d be amazed if a 5.5 mth old actually ate very much of a chicken nugget, let alone the whole Happy Meal.
My daughters have never had anything from McDonald’s and they are the fussiest eaters imaginable. If I could change how I weaned them, I would just offer everything in moderation and if that meant an occasional trip to a fast food restaurant then that would be fine by me.
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