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When to Introduce Peanuts to your Baby

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FEEDING PEANUTS TO YOUR BABY IS IMPORTANT!

Are you nervous about when to introduce peanut products to your baby? If so, you are NOT alone! It turns out that even though we know it is SO important to give peanut products to certain babies to help protect them against developing an allergy, many parents don't know where to start. We can help!

If your baby has certain allergy risk factors, such as eczema, they are at risk of developing peanut allergy. New research has shown that feeding these babies peanuts as early as 4-6 months can reduce their risk from 13% down to 1%...that's HUGE! If your baby has allergy risk factors, or if you are not sure if they do, make an appointment with us so that we can guide you during this critical time!

These health tips are not a substitute for speaking to a qualified health-care provider, talk to your primary care physician or specialist today.

 

 

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