Forbidden Baby Foods – Foods for Babies to Avoid During the First Year

Forbidden Baby Foods – Foods for Babies to Avoid During the First Year2017-03-29T12:42:14+00:00

 

FORBIDDEN FOODS for Baby 

The chart below takes into consideration the new studies and changing recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Food & Age for Introduction Old Recommendation Current Recommendation
 Honey
not an allergen but may cause botulism in infants under 1yr old
After 1 year After 1 year
 Peanuts/Peanut Butter    After 1 or 2 years between 6 months to 2 years
(Tree) Nuts
besides being a possible allergen, also may pose a choking hazard 
After 1 or 2 years between 6 months to 2 years
Citrus or Acidic Fruits
not an allergen but may cause rash & digestive upset due to acidity 
After 1 year between 6 months to 12 months
Raw Strawberries, Raspberries
blueberries and cranberries not included
After 1 year between 6 months to 12 months
Corn
possible allergen and not very nutrient rich 
After 10 months to 1 year between 6 months to 12 months
Egg Whites After 1 year between 6 months to 12 months
Whole Milk – as a drink
Milk of any type, such as 1% or 2%, should not replace breast milk and/or formula until after 1 year. 
After 1 year After 12 months – Whole Milk only
Wheat   After 9-10 months or 1 year between 6 months to 12 months
Grapes
not a high allergen but may pose a choking hazard – use extreme caution if offering your older infant or toddler grapes as snacks. 
After 10 months or 1 year After 10 months or 12 months
Shellfish/Crustaceans
may be a potentially deadly allergen, please consult your baby’s pediatrician 
After 1 or 2 years between 6 months to 12 months

ABOUT US

Vestibulum nec velit ante. Praesent dignissim interdum est, in lacinia elit pretium nec. Aliquam erat volutpat. Fusce laoreet mi leo. Vestibulum nec velit ante. Praesent dignissim interdum est, in lacinia elit pretium nec. Aliquam erat volutpat. Fusce laoreet mi leo.

Recent Works