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Kim Kardashian Uses North West As ‘Accessory Baby’ -- Top Expert Slams Her For Not ‘Sensible’ Parenting

Kim Kardashian North West Baby Accessory

Sep. 22 2016, Updated 7:24 p.m. ET

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Is Kim a bad mom? After Kardashian shared a photo with her baby daughter, North West, wearing a pearl necklace, a top parenting expert spoke out to RadarOnline.com to slam the reality star.

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Baby’s first pearls? Kardashian shared this sweet snap, but it worried some critics.

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“In my opinion it probably wasn't the most sensible thing to do because that baby could have swallowed one of the beads or got herself entwined in the thread and caused her to choke,” Alison Edwards, a senior lecturer in Midwifery at Birmingham City University told Radar. “If you're putting your baby in harm’s way, that isn't sensible.”

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Kim Kardashian and North West seen out and about in Paris

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Kim Kardashian and North West seen out and about in NYC

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Edwards, who has not worked with Kim, said she is "treating her child like an accessory baby."

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“She clearly loves her child. I don't think that is a question,” Edwards told Radar. “And she's entitled to bring her child up how she wants to.”

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But Edwards said Kardashian has a responsibility to set a good example: “She's such a key figure in the celebrity world that people will try and emulate what she does and that may not be so sensible.”

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“You have to have a genuine reason to want to have a baby,” Edwards explained. “They are more than just an accessory because a baby is a lifetime commitment. A baby is going to require your help and support for the rest of her life.”

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