No she didnt! re: the vasectomy commentGreat topic! I've had some crackers from both my mother and MIL, much along the same lines as those already mentioned, like honey or jam on dummies, starting solids at 8 weeks, sleeping babies on their tummies to get the wind out... I could go on and on.
Slightly off the track but just MIL having to have a say on our business, when we told her DH was getting a vasectomy as we are done now after 3 kids, she was completely against the idea - she said to him in front of me "Do you think you should be doing that - what if things change with your life down the track ...not all marriages work out..."poor DH, he just looked at his mum and asked her what she was getting at, so I replied that she was suggesting that he and I may not stay together, to which MIL replied "No, its not just that, you could die... you never know what's around the corner and maybe you shouldn't make a decision that is so permanent" !!! classic. I should add that we have been together for ten years and happily married for 7, and that I thought MIL and I get along quite well when she isn't offering bad advice!