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I always feed my 7months old baby honey in her food but I later learnt its not good for her now am sacred of the consequences she...
Kindly give her ORS and oral ZINC and if it persists kindly see a Paediatrician for further management
Please I want to know if I can give my baby of one month honey and lime water? She's having cough and catarrh.
Babies with cough and cattarh. Exclusive breastfeeding and keeping baby warm. Avoidance of smoke and people with cough and cattarh are what to do. No need for medications. If child should develop breathing difficulties kindly take to see a Paediatrician . DO NOT GIVE HONEY AND LIME WATER PLEASE
Can a breast feeding mom take honey?
Yes. There is no special diet for breastfeeding mom, all your need to eat is good well nourishing balanced diet and avoid medications not prescribed by the doctor and also alcohol.
Is it okay to blend garlic and ginger mixed with honey to
treat cough in babies especially neonates, even in small
Please do not mix any of those
or any other local mixtures for your baby!
"Especially Neonatal". It can be very
dangerous and harmful to your baby.
Please, Can I add honey to a six months old pap?
Do not give honey to infants below 1 year due to risk of Infant botulism.
My child spilt boiled water on herself. I used penicillin ointment and honey too, but and I think she is still in pains. What else...
The treatment of burns depends on the severity and area affected. You can pour cold water on it first.
At what age is ideal for a baby to start taking honey?
  • Best Answer
You can give your baby honey from the age of one year and not before then. Honey contains low amounts of bacterial botulinum spores which bees gather from nectar. Infants immune system isn't well developed to fight this and thus there is a real risk of serious ill health.
Can I add honey to my 10 months old baby cereal?
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Honey should not be given to children under 1year of age.This is because of the risk of infantile botulism a very dangerous condition
Can I give my 6 months old baby honey?
No...Do not give honey to infants below 1 year due to the risk of Infant botulism
Can a 12 months (1 year) baby be given honey without any side effect?
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Honey can be introduced after age 1. So you can give honey to your child now, no side effects. Honey should not be used in children below 1 year of age due to high risk of developing infant botulism.
When is it right to introduce honey to babies?
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You can start at year one in order to reduce the risk of your baby developing Infant Botulism
I mix Shea Butter, Coconut oil and Honey as my baby cream. I hope is not harsh. He's 7 months now
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Yes you can.
Can a 2 months baby take honey as a remedy for cough?
Do not give honey to infants below 1 year due to risk of Infant botulism
God bless you for the work you are doing here. Please my 10 months old baby has been coughing. What can I use for him. Can I give...
You can't give a baby less than 1year Honey. If the cough has been more than 3-7days, you can give Baby Vitamin C and take him to the doctor first thing tomorrow morning.