Not Clueless: Alicia Silverstone Defends Pre-Chewing Her Baby's Food

Alicia Silverstone

According to Alicia Silverstone, all she was doing was introducing our culture a method of natural baby feeding that has been going on for thousands of years by pre-chewing her son’s food in her mouth. She wasn’t trying to gross us out. Nope, not at all.

The celebrity mom is hitting back at her critics who called her pre-chewing baby food method “gross” by adding that her unorthodox method of feeding her 10-month-old is even “cute” and “adorable.”

She says in an interview:

“It’s just a thing that has been going on for thousands of years and I didn’t think I was inventing anything but in our culture…,” she said. ”Every time my husband goes to the YMCA some guy comes over and says, ‘That’s how we do it in the south!’ Between him getting those great comments and me knowing in my gut it’s natural and lovely, I really wasn’t trying to tell anybody what to do.”

Tell us, would you try pre-chewing your child’s food in your mouth before feeding it to him? Have you ever done it before?

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