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When can I feed my baby honey?
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Dr. Alan Greene
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: 12 months
We recommend avoiding honey -- as a food or as a cough medicine -- until a baby is 1 year old in order to reduce the risk of infant botulism.
Besides, babies don't need added sweets. The adventure of exploring a variety of fruits and vegetables can be more fun if not distracted by sweets.

In brief: 12 months
We recommend avoiding honey -- as a food or as a cough medicine -- until a baby is 1 year old in order to reduce the risk of infant botulism.
Besides, babies don't need added sweets. The adventure of exploring a variety of fruits and vegetables can be more fun if not distracted by sweets.
Dr. Alan Greene
Dr. Alan Greene
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: 12 months
Natural, unprocessed honey (the kind usually found in supermarkets, sometimes in a plastic jar shaped like a bear) should never be given to babies less than 12 months of age.
It can contain botulism spores that a young baby can't fight off.

In brief: 12 months
Natural, unprocessed honey (the kind usually found in supermarkets, sometimes in a plastic jar shaped like a bear) should never be given to babies less than 12 months of age.
It can contain botulism spores that a young baby can't fight off.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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