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How do you clean fresh milk from the tongue

ive tried the baby tongue cleaner and it doesnt work. im at a loss of what to do.

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Asked by genes_mommy at 12:52 PM on Jun. 12, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I use a little bit of honey on a wet great for me

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:54 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Children under 1 are not supposed to have honey. I would try a wet washcloth.

    Answer by momoflilangel at 12:56 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Its not like their eating eat just put a little little piece and wipe their tongue then wipe it off with a next part of the washcloth...thats not eating duh

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:59 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • I always used a warm washcloth...worked great.

    Answer by KennsWifey at 1:03 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • I realize that it isn't eating DUH thanks for being rude. I just think a regular wet washcloth will do just as good.

    Answer by momoflilangel at 1:06 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Botulinum spores are found widely in soil, dust, and honey. Adults who swallow botulinum spores are almost never affected. When infants swallow the spores, however, the spores can germinate in their immature gastrointestinal tracts and begin producing botulinum toxin. This has occurred even when the honey was only used to sweeten a pacifier

    Answer by momoflilangel at 1:10 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • A damp washcloth over the tongue and gums twice a day is fine. Babies should not touch honey before age two (we all no smokers who never had lung cancer, but we don't want our babies to smoke)...

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:17 PM on Jun. 13, 2009

  • they sell "baby tooth brushes" they slip over your finger tip, and of a bunch of soft rubber "bristles" on the top. It works better than a washcloth. Don't use the tooth paste that comes with it until they get teeth.
    Sarah W.

    Answer by Sarah W. at 4:00 AM on Nov. 17, 2011

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