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Honey lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44070 posts
31st Aug '13

So I just have Scarlytt a fruit pop that my mom made and she just told me AFTER she ate it "oh shit I forgot I put honey in those". Great. She's 7 months. Wtf do I do?

penispenispenisVAGINA 4 kids; Idaho 7113 posts
31st Aug '13

Watch her for any signs of reaction .

1inpink2inblue Switzerland 11961 posts
31st Aug '13

Watch her.

lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44070 posts
31st Aug '13

What do I watch for? I was under the impression once botchelism sets in you can e permanently paralyzed and/or die.

ShanShan07 Due June 3; 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Tillamook, Oregon 555 posts
31st Aug '13

I have gave my son honey before recommended he's fine. im sure small quantities is alright.

Jeeper 1 child; Orlando, Florida 2287 posts
31st Aug '13

I don't think its going to hurt her. Its very rare that is causes bauchulism just keep an eye on her.

lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44070 posts
31st Aug '13

Thanks ladies. I read the symptoms and they're all very abnormal for her so I hope I'd catch it early if she did get it since he'd be acting very abnormal. And yeah I don't think it was much at all. My mom said it was like a tablespoon in the whole blender and we shared the Popsicle so she had like a few licks.

SquirrelyMom 1 child; Burlington, Ontario 832 posts
31st Aug '13

i thought only raw honey poses a risk...did she use pasteurized honey?



edit : hm from doing a little research i guess pasteurized can still contain botulism spores, so best not to risk any kind of honey, but still I would at least suspect there is a lowered chance with pasteurized.

lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44070 posts
31st Aug '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting SquirrelyMom:</b>" i thought only raw honey poses a risk...did she use pasteurized honey? edit : hm from doing a little ... [snip!] ... spores, so best not to risk any kind of honey, but still I would at least suspect there is a lowered chance with pasteurized."</blockquote>



I doubt my mom bought raw honey lol we buy raw but she probably buys the regular kind that's mainly composed of HFCS lol