You may receive some bad parenting advice that honey can make a baby’s speech clear, but it is anything but true. Giving your baby honey must be avoided till he’s year old. "Honey contains bacteria which can produce toxins in a baby’s intestines, leading to infant botulism, which is a very serious illness,” says Ganesh.
What to give instead:Use ripe fruits such as bananas or stewed apple to sweeten your baby’s porridge. Some jaggery will also do the trick.
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