Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: AK | 2012/09/14

Q.

Honey for 15 month old

Prof, is it save to give our 15 month old a teaspoon (2,5ml) honey once a day before bedtime to held ease the coughing at night? We don''t want to give her coughing medicine! She is otherwise in good health and weigh over 12kg.
Kind regards

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Yes, you can give your 15 month old child some honey at bedtime.

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