Does My Baby Have a Food Allergy Rash?

Do you think your baby’s rash may be caused by a food allergy? Let’s look at how to identify and treat a food allergy rash. What is a Food Allergy Rash? A food allergy rash is a rash that is caused by an overreaction of our immune systems to a particular food. Our immune systemsContinue reading “Does My Baby Have a Food Allergy Rash?”

Does My Baby Have Hives? Identifying Hives and Their Causes

Are you concerned your baby may have hives? Learn about hives, what they mean, and how you can treat them. Identifying Hives Hives, also known as urticaria, is a type of rash characterized by raised, rounded, itchy welts that cluster together on the skin. If your baby has dark skin, the rash will be closerContinue reading “Does My Baby Have Hives? Identifying Hives and Their Causes”

How Would My Child Describe An Allergic Reaction?

Children often describe food allergy symptoms in unique ways. Learn different ways children may tell you about food allergic reaction symptoms. How do you know if your child is experiencing an allergic reaction to a food? Children could describe their symptoms in several different ways. Today, we’ll go over the most common food allergy reactionContinue reading “How Would My Child Describe An Allergic Reaction?”

A Parent’s Guide To Cow’s Milk Allergy

Cow’s milk allergy is the most common food allergy in children under the age of 5. Learn about milk allergy management, treatment, and prevention. Cow’s milk allergy is the most common food allergy in children under the age of 5. It is also one of the most common causes of severe food allergy reactions, inContinue reading “A Parent’s Guide To Cow’s Milk Allergy”

Giving My Child Benadryl: What’s The Right Dosage Of Benadryl For My Child?

Benadryl can help with your child’s mild allergy symptoms, as long as you give the right dose. Learn how to identify and give the safe dose of Benadryl. If your child has mild food allergy symptoms, or mild environmental allergy symptoms, the right dose of Benadryl can help relieve these symptoms. But if your childContinue reading “Giving My Child Benadryl: What’s The Right Dosage Of Benadryl For My Child?”

FASTER Act Signed Into Law: What This Means For Food Allergy Research, Management, And Prevention

In April 2021, the FASTER Act became law. Learn the advances this law puts into place for food allergy management, research, and prevention. In April of 2021, President Joe Biden signed the FASTER Act into law. This landmark food allergy law recognizes sesame as the ninth top allergen, and requires it to be labeled likeContinue reading “FASTER Act Signed Into Law: What This Means For Food Allergy Research, Management, And Prevention”

Does My Baby Need Hypoallergenic Formula?

Wondering if your baby needs hypoallergenic formula? Keep reading to learn more about switching formulas and keeping your baby healthy. Top 5 Signs Your Baby Might Need Hypoallergenic Formula As a new parent, sometimes it’s hard to know what is normal or if your baby needs a change in environment or diet. A baby whoContinue reading “Does My Baby Need Hypoallergenic Formula?”

What Are The Most Common Food Allergies?

Learn the facts about the 9 most common food allergies, and how to prevent these allergies before they start. Food allergies happen when someone’s immune system treats the proteins in certain foods like foreign invaders, and triggers an allergic reaction whenever someone eats foods with those proteins. 9 foods are responsible for over 90% ofContinue reading “What Are The Most Common Food Allergies?”

Food Allergy Prevention: Q&A with Chief of Pediatrics Dr. Matthew

Dr. Andrew Matthew, Los Robles Medical Center’s Chief of Pediatrics, answers your most-asked questions about introducing your baby to allergens. What do you tell parents about food allergy prevention? Parents often tell me they’re not worried about food allergies because it’s not in their family. This is a common misconception – most kids with food allergiesContinue reading “Food Allergy Prevention: Q&A with Chief of Pediatrics Dr. Matthew”

The APPEAL-2 Study: Peanut Allergy Significantly Impacts Quality Of Life

Learn what the findings from the APPEAL-2 study reveal about quality-of-life impacts of living with a peanut allergy, for both peanut allergic children and their caregivers.  Peanut allergy is one of the most common childhood food allergies, and it is usually lifelong. And compared to other food allergies, peanut  allergies more commonly cause severe orContinue reading “The APPEAL-2 Study: Peanut Allergy Significantly Impacts Quality Of Life”