This past Thursday an article by Salon.com was published titled “Is Veganism Child Abuse?” and it highlighted, sadly, a young new mother who was warned by a pediatrician that her 12 day old daughter was dehydrated. The young mother apparently did nothing about it until child services came for her and she said that she didn’t want to give her daughter standard formula because it contains dairy but she bought soy based formula that she was planning on giving her daughter before the cops took her away.
Ok, so let’s get in to this, shall we?
Is Veganism indeed Child Abuse? My short answer is: NO…but irresponsible parenting is.