Kat Von D, the owner of one of the world’s most successful self-titled makeup brands, has nearly seven million Instagram followers and over 12 million on Facebook, to whom she revealed her plans for her baby.
“I knew the minute we announced our pregnancy that we would be bombarded with unsolicited advice. Some good and some questionable – unsolicited none the less.
“I also was prepared for the backlash and criticism we would get if we decided to be open about our personal approach to our pregnancy. My own Father flipped out on me when I told him we decided to ditch our doctor and go with a midwife instead.
“If you don’t know what it’s like have people around you think you are ridiculous, try being openly vegan.
“And, if you don’t know what it’s like to have the entire world openly criticize, judge, throw uninformed opinions, and curse you – try being an openly pregnant vegan on Instagram, having a natural, drug-free home birth in water with a midwife and doula, who has the intention of raising a vegan child, without vaccinations.”