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When can I feed my baby popcorn?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: After 3 years of age
Popcorn, nuts and similar items can be inhaled into babies lungs, go unnoticed for days, then trigger life threatening pneumonia.
The item may have to be retreived thru a special scope in the operating room if you are lucky enough to figgure out what happened. They don't show up on xray. Until your child is old enough to talk and tell you this happened you are better off using something else.

In brief: After 3 years of age
Popcorn, nuts and similar items can be inhaled into babies lungs, go unnoticed for days, then trigger life threatening pneumonia.
The item may have to be retreived thru a special scope in the operating room if you are lucky enough to figgure out what happened. They don't show up on xray. Until your child is old enough to talk and tell you this happened you are better off using something else.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Popcorn is not for babies.
The little hard nub in the middle can't be gummed or chewed, and it's a choking hazard.

In brief: No
Popcorn is not for babies.
The little hard nub in the middle can't be gummed or chewed, and it's a choking hazard.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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