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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 ...


May 13, 2013 ... Infant botulism can mean anything from subtle changes in muscle tone to ... they did not know that honey was potentially dangerous in any way, ...


Jul 22, 2013 ... At what point is it truly safe to feed babies honey? ... It is important to note that infant botulism from honey was never noted prior to 1976, and in ...


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  ...


Yes, babies younger than 1 year old should not be given honey. ... Parents can help prevent infant botulism by not giving their baby honey or any processed ...


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.