Is Chocolate Bad for Babies?

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Since chocolate allergies are rare, the research suggests that there is no need to wait until one year of age to introduce it. However, chocolate is not the most nutrient-rich food and it contains caffeine, and sugar so it should not be given to babies to fulfill their dietary requirements.
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Some pediatricians recommend avoiding chocolate for the first year or so because it contains ingredients that can cause an allergic reaction.
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