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Are you trying to avoid giving your baby and his party guests a completely sugar-laden cake for his first birthday? Then you’ll be pleased to know...

Most of us are aware that babies under 12 months of age should not be given honey. This is because honey may contain the spores that can lead to botulism poisoning, a serious condition that can even be fatal in extreme cases. The advice to avoid honey in the diets of babies under 12 months of age even extends to its use in baked goods or other cooked foods, as we discussed...

You have probably heard that honey should never be given to babies under one year of age. The reason for this is that honey may contain bacteria that could lead to botulism. Once your baby reaches 12 months of age, his digestive system should be developed enough to kill the spores responsible for botulism infection. We’ve received a few e-mails in the past from...