MoJo: The Real Reason Behind the Misinformation Epidemic in Online Moms’ Groups. “For years, purveyors of misinformation about alternative health have exploited these forums to promote theories and practices that aren’t backed by science and can be dangerous. Some of the greatest hits: Ultrasounds can harm your developing fetus; Tamiflu will kill your toddler; a mere sip of formula will destroy your infant’s microbiome; and you should eat your placenta to ward off postpartum depression … It’s not a big intellectual leap to get from that mindset to vaccine skepticism.” (If you’re snacking on placenta, I’m not sure it’s an intellectual leap at all.)