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Babies should NOT eat honey. Find out when it is okay to give baby honey and what you need to know about infant botulism from honey.


See what our expert says about when it's safe for your baby to eat honey and foods cooked with honey, and how to avoid the danger of infant botulism.


Sep 28, 2007 ... Honey is bad for babies because it can grow botulinum spores, which can secrete a toxin and produce a transient paralysis in young infants.


Now, the important bad news about honey for infants. As it turns out, NOT giving your daughter honey while she is an infant is an important preventive health ...


In infant botulism the swallowed botulism spores activate and produce botulinum toxin inside the baby's ... Is it okay for a breastfeeding mother to eat honey?


Jul 22, 2013 ... The mainstream tells you to skip the honey because it can contain botulism spores, which an immature gut can't handle (it could make the baby ...


Infant botulism is treatable, but because of its severity, it's important to learn the symptoms so you can recognize it early. Also know that honey is a known source  ...


Aug 24, 2005 ... 'Unsuitable for infants under 12 months." Almost every jar of honey sold in the UK now comes with this stark warning, with no explanation as to ...


Jun 4, 2015 ... Infant botulism — A Mayo Clinic specialist offers tips to prevent infant ... can grow and multiply in a baby's intestines, producing a dangerous toxin. ... Avoid giving honey — even a tiny taste — to babies under the age of 1 year.