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When can I start giving my baby rooibos tea?

I am really confused because I have read that you can give rooibos tea from birth and other places I read that you can only give rooibos tea from 4 months.

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naati

Asked by naati at 7:13 AM on Mar. 12, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Ask a Doctor.
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 7:22 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • I have this tea because my husband and I like it and it's rich in antioxidant, but I've never heard of giving it to a baby. What are the benefits of giving it to an infant? (just curious!)
    beckcorc

    Answer by beckcorc at 9:25 AM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • I gave my daughter chamomile as a baby; I would hold off on the rooibos until after her first birthday.

    An infant doesn't need an antioxidant; she is not really exposed to pollution and other toxins.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:03 PM on Mar. 12, 2010

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