Have you ever wondered when or if you should give your baby or toddler chocolate?

Chocolate ideally shouldn’t be given before the age of 2 due to the caffeine and sugar content, however, in my experience, most children have had chocolate before this age.Due to the acidity, chocolate can worsen digestive problems such as reflux, colic and wind. Caffeine in chocolate can increase heart rate and disturb a child’s sleep. Sugar in chocolate can hinder acceptance of more savoury foods, cause tooth decay, and lead to obesity long term if eaten in excess.
To continue viewing...
You must sign up to view more content and gain full access to bloss!
Sign up today

Sign up today for unlimited access:

  • Book appointments
  • Expert advice & tips
  • Premium videos & audio
  • Curated parenting newsletters
  • Chat with your bloss community
  • Discounts & competitions
  • Special events