Food allergy advice and articles

My 18 month old daughter had a reaction this week to peanut butter. We think she has a food allergy and went to the doctor. He prescribed an epi-pen for emergency and told us to restrict feeding her any nuts at all and get a blood test when she turns 3. I still want to go to an allergist and get an opinion from a specialist.

I did some research for first time parents with children with food allergies – here are some great links:

New diagnosis (great web site – Parenting a Child with a Food Allergy)

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)

Kids with Food Allergies

MedicAlert Food Allergy Resources

Food allergies

Good luck and I will post as I discover things.



Posted on May 22, 2008, in food allergy, peanut free snack ideas allergy classroom birthday and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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