Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: OUDIE | 2008/10/29

Q.

SWEETS AND CHOCOLATES for babies

Dear Prof

at what age is it safe to give my baby a soft chewy sweet or chocolate to suck on he is going to be 7 months

I just feed him rice cereals and purity one feed breast milk and s26 for the others
thank you keep up the excellent work

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thanks.Why would you want your baby to eat a sweet? He may choke on a sweet and in any case sweets are not good for his teeth.He can eat sweets now and again when he is a few years older.

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