Food Allergy Blog

Food Allergy Blog

Should I Feed My Baby Bamba?

Thanks to landmark clinical studies and recent medical guidelines, we now know that introducing allergy-causing foods (like peanut) to babies early and often helps prevent them from developing food allergies later in life.  In fact: New guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) state, “To prevent peanut.. allergy, peanut…should be introduced”Continue reading “Should I Feed My Baby Bamba?”

The Truth about Formula Feeding: 17 Facts No One Told Us About Formula Feeding

Stuck deciding whether or not you should breastfeed or formula feed your baby? Here are some things parents wished they had known about formula feeding that you should consider. The choice of breastfeeding or formula feeding your baby might feel like one of the biggest decisions you have to make before the arrival of yourContinue reading “The Truth about Formula Feeding: 17 Facts No One Told Us About Formula Feeding”

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How to introduce your baby to peanut? (Hint: NOT the peanut butter kiss!)

Learn about the dual allergen exposure hypothesis, why this hypothesis shows that giving your baby the “peanut butter kiss” is a bad idea.  Many parents have heard about the “peanut butter kiss” as a possible way to introduce food allergens. The “peanut butter kiss” involves spreading peanut butter on your lips, then kissing your babyContinue reading “How to introduce your baby to peanut? (Hint: NOT the peanut butter kiss!)”

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Our Guide to the Latest Research on Early Allergen Introduction

Learn more about new research on early allergen introduction and what it means for your family With food allergies on the rise, it’s exciting that parents now have new ways to try to prevent food allergies. But with all of this new research on food allergy prevention, it can be overwhelming for parents of infantsContinue reading “Our Guide to the Latest Research on Early Allergen Introduction”

Food Allergic Reaction v. Eczema Flare-Up: Which One Is My Child Having?

What is the difference between a food allergic reaction and an eczema flare-up? Learn what triggers each one, what each one looks like, and how to know if your little one is experiencing a flare-up or an allergic reaction.  Food allergies and eczema are closely related. They’re both considered “allergic conditions,” and they both involveContinue reading “Food Allergic Reaction v. Eczema Flare-Up: Which One Is My Child Having?”

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