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Is it safe to give pomegranate juice to a 4 month old baby?

hi,
I am a working mother, and due to me being late to deliver home breast milk for my baby, my mother gave him pomegranate. by squeezing the juice out and placing it in bottle. is it safe for the baby? should i be worried?? my baby is almost four months old.
Fri, 24 Jan 2014
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Thank you for asking question on health care magic'
It is too early to give fruit juice to a 4 months old baby.
Pomegrenate juice is safe but it should be prepared in a sterile way
Otherwise it may lead to infective diarrhea.
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Please feel free to ask any more queries if required
Take care
Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH
Associate professor of pediatrics
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Is it safe to give pomegranate juice to a 4 month old baby?

Hi, Thank you for asking question on health care magic It is too early to give fruit juice to a 4 months old baby. Pomegrenate juice is safe but it should be prepared in a sterile way Otherwise it may lead to infective diarrhea. Hope this answer will serve your purpose Please feel free to ask any more queries if required Take care Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH Associate professor of pediatrics