The questions are endless, the judgment is palpable and you’re already too tired for anything beyond: “name?”
A host of users on forum mumsnet have revealed the hilariously bad advice they’ve received as a new parent.
One user shared the rather unusual advice they were given by their mother-in-law on how to encourage independence.
“Don’t cuddle or breastfeed him too much as he needs to get his independence," they said.
Another user was fed the almost common myth that shaving a child's head will promote hair growth.