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Baby Feeding Guide: When Babies Can Have Honey, Peanuts And Other Allergens

04/06/2016 09:28 EDT | Updated 11/22/2016 05:29 EST

At around six months of age, your baby is ready for solid foods. While this is an exciting milestone, parents might be overwhelmed by the number of guidelines that come with this transition. For instance, when is it okay for babies to have peanuts? And what about eggs, or honey?

Some foods are more allergenic than others, which is why parents need to be careful when giving their infant certain foods. However, while experts previously deemed allergenic foods, such as peanuts, off limits to babies, new studies have caused Health Canada to revise their guidelines.

Here, we break it all down for you.

Baby Feeding Guide

When introducing food allergens to your baby, Health Canada advises only doing so one at a time. Always monitor your baby for any allergic reactions, such as sneezing, itching or an upset stomach. For a full list of symptoms to watch for, visit WedMD.