General

When can my baby eat popcorn?

When can my baby eat popcorn?


We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

Don't give your baby popcorn. With its sharp edges and kernel flakes, popcorn is one of those foods that can even get caught in an adult's throat, causing gagging and choking.

"I'd say 4 years is the youngest age when you can let a child eat popcorn," says Susan Moores, a registered dietitian in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Until then, your child doesn't have the ability to grind food down into pieces small enough to prevent choking.

When you do give your child popcorn, let him eat only the fluffy stuff. Unpopped and half-popped kernels can get caught in your child's throat and block his airway.


Watch the video: Popcorn for Dogs - Can They Eat It? (May 2022).

Video, Sitemap-Video, Sitemap-Videos