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My MIL let my 6.5 month old taste a dill pickle at dinner and she LOVED it! She just held it while she sucked/chewed on it, but then I told her to stop because I didn't know if it was bad for her lol...Is it okay to let her have a pickle??

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Asked by BambiF at 8:01 PM on Sep. 14, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • to my knowledge its fine

    Answer by katiekruschke at 8:03 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • The juice from the pickle might sour her tummy before or after breast milk or formula. I would wait till she's a little older. 6.5 months is a little young to have one in my opinion.


    Answer by mommymine3 at 8:14 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • That's about the age I would give them..they are great for teething. I would however use whole pickles as they are less likely to fall apart and turn into a choking hazard. Just watch and see how she does.

    Answer by luckysevenwow at 8:19 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • Since your dd enjoyed it, it is fine.

    Answer by dustbunny at 8:20 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • Since your dd enjoyed it, it is fine.

    Just because she enjoys it doesn't make it ok. Your child would enjoy pop or candy but it's NOT fine to give it to her. Like I said earlier, it might sour her tummy and give her a tummy ache.

    Answer by mommymine3 at 8:43 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • Ya I was worried it might hurt her belly...I mean she doesn't HAVE to have them, I rarely eat them myself but I figured since she loved it....
    She never gets that excited over any vegetable

    Answer by BambiF at 9:01 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • I wouldn't let her have them very often... but I think it's fine.
    They are pretty high in salt... but the face they make with the taste a sour pickle is pricless!
    Just watch really close beucase they can get chunks off.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 9:31 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

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