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Why can't babies have honey?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:46 AM on Apr. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Because most honey is unpasturized, and dangerous for babies.

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 11:47 AM on Apr. 11, 2009

  • botulism is found in honey and a mature digestive system can deal with it but an immature system can't


    Answer by babyfat5 at 11:51 AM on Apr. 11, 2009

  • Yes, because of botulism.

    Answer by kabbot01 at 11:53 AM on Apr. 11, 2009

  • botulism scare. if a food is cooked with honey, it's not so much an issue.. but raw honey on things etc.. probably isn't a good idea!

    Answer by celticreverie at 11:54 AM on Apr. 11, 2009

  • The spores can reproduce in their stomach.

    Answer by sarapurser at 12:15 PM on Apr. 11, 2009

  • becuase their little tummies cant digest the spores from it .

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 12:30 PM on Apr. 11, 2009

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