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Chocolate

When did you first give your baby chocolate? I am not giving my baby any sweets besides fruits right now and he is 10 months. But a friend lets her 5 month suck on chocolate (choking hazard) and gives her icecream with choclate (poor tummy!)

 
maggiebella25

Asked by maggiebella25 at 3:29 PM on Aug. 2, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I am not sure when we first did, but he wouldn't eat it until he was 5. I think your friend is asking for trouble with one so little. Not just because it's chocolate but because of the tings you mentioned.
    Liansmommie

    Answer by Liansmommie at 8:28 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Kids r not supposed to have anything smaller then thier fists in thier mouths. Your friend is asking for tragedy giving her child chocolate. They can have chocolate starting at five years old,not younger.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 3:34 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • You could have posted this one under "debate" I can't even go here.
    momthruivf

    Answer by momthruivf at 3:33 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I don't remember exactly, but my son had a chocolate bday cake at his first birthday and I don't remember that being the first time he had any sweets. I thnki it's ok for kids to have some sweets as long as they have a helathy balance of everything else.
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 3:34 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • She first had chocolate in ice cream form on her first birthday.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 3:34 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I wanted till my little girl was alittle over 1 year old. even then i rarely giver her sweets.
    charmd18

    Answer by charmd18 at 3:35 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • like some of the other mommies said here. i didnt allow my kids to have chocolate until they were a year old. usually they get a chocolate cupcake on their birthday. but they very rarely get it, only on special occasions and such.
    rissadan

    Answer by rissadan at 3:46 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Oh gosh...I don't remember exactly how old my kids were but I know they weren't under a year old...DS and on of my DDs couldn't handle chocolate even at 2 years - 2 M&Ms would make them spit up.
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 3:46 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • My son was like 10 months old and I gave him brownie.
    fairyinabubble

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 3:49 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • First time my son had chocolate was on his first birthday cake, and he didnt like it and wouldnt eat more than 5 bites of it :)
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 10:56 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

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