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Sometimes, you simply can not win.
Kim Kardashian West seemed to anticipate the immediate reaction she received on Monday after posting a photo of herself with her two youngest children, her son Saint and daughter Chicago, but even she probably underestimated the extent to which mom-shamers chose every aspect from image. .
The photograph shows Kardashian West, 37, dressed in a bright pink velvet tracksuit, holding Saint's 2-year-old doll with one hand and carrying the baby Chicago, for 9 months, with the other.
"Missing my babies !!!!!" she originally subtitled the shot.
However, shortly after Kardashian West published the sweet family photo, critics rushed to call her for what appeared to be a blue pacifier in Saint's mouth, claiming he was harming his little one by allowing him to continue using a pacifier on his mouth. years.
"Children should not use a pacifier after the age of 1 year, it is recommended not to do so after 6 months," reads a comment.
The star of "Keeping up with the Kardashians" modified his original title with a note addressed to those who questioned his abilities as parents.
"Mama shammers (sic) is not a pacifier, he is eating candy!", Added the original legend, but instead of appeasing angry parents, the appendix actually provoked new criticism, and users They expressed their disappointment that Kardashian West fed sweets to her 2-year-old daughter.
However, despite all the violent reaction, many of the Kardashian West fans came to his defense and told the enemies to stop shaming a mother who was trying to do her best.
"Wow, I can not believe all the perfect mothers of opinion," one user wrote. "If it's a (pacifier), then what if it's a candy, so what? Your son, right? They all grow up and become great people!" My babies had a (pacifier) until they left and ate. sweets from time to time, and both are great young adults! Overcome your perfect nurturing falsehoods. "
Another user defended the right of Kardashian West to do what she considered appropriate. "She should be able to post the picture of her children and not have to panic and defend herself on how she wants to be a father," the fan wrote.
The shame did not end with the pacifier / candy: several commentators turned their attention to the baby Chicago, who is barefoot in the photo.
"Baby Chi should wear at least socks because it seems a bit cold," reads a comment.
This is far from the first time that Kardashian West has been criticized for his abilities as a father. In 2017, Kardashian West realized that mom-shame called her to tie her son Saint, 18, to a front car seat. (In the state of California, children under 2 years of age must travel in rear-facing car seats unless the child weighs 40 pounds or more or is taller than 40 inches).
"What people did not know is that Saint is now the requirement of weight and height to be oriented forward," Kardashian West said in a video later. "In fact, Saint weighs more than North, if that is credible."