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12/07/2010
...For parents of children with severe food allergies, sending them off to school can be a scary thing. Not only is there a risk that they will accidentally be exposed to an allergen, but bullying is on the rise. The best way to guard against this is to educate your child’s school about food allergies, from the students to their principal and everyone in between. To get you started, we’ve put together a...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...it’s crucial to educate your child’s teachers and caregivers about food allergy precautions and safety BEFORE the new adventure begins. Remember, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! This post will outline simple steps that you can follow to make sure the transition and first day of school is a safe one for your child. We think these steps will also give you some much-needed peace-of-mind, not to mention we think your...
11/01/2017
...Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas Allergy-Friendly School Lunches are Vital for us all, and rushing in the morning can be stressful and potentially can put you into a lunch idea rut. Here are some inspirational ideas that you might find useful to reduce stress in the morning. We asked our parents and patients for allergy-friendly lunch recipes We started this round-up of ideas for allergy-friendly school lunch recipes, by first asking our Facebook and Instagram...
09/15/2011
...School is back in session and we thought it would be a great time to share with you how to make school a safer place for your child with food allergies. Befriend the school nurse. Take your child to meet the nurse, so they can build a relationship and your child will feel more comfortable going to them. Also, make sure to provide the nurse with all the emergency medications needed for your little...
02/25/2010
...Epinephrine auto-injectors, for any child with allergies, can be a huge life saver. However, sending your little one to school with their epinephrine can be rather stressful for a parent. There are a thousand questions that might go through your mind, “Will they be safe even with the epinephrine?” or “Will someone know how to use the auto-injector?” Epinephrine and Anaphylactic Shock Basics For those of you who don’t know, anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock...
06/10/2014
...Today’s post is from Elizabeth Bostic of Thriving with Allergies. Elizabeth is an art teacher and artist living in rural Iowa. She is a mother of two fantastic kids who happen to have food allergies, environmental allergies, and asthma. She draws inspiration from her everyday experiences, and learning to help her children thrive with allergies and asthma. You can find more of her blog posts and allergy related art work at www.thrivingwithallergies.blogspot.com School is...
Bullying and Food Allergies. What You Can Do?
01/04/2018
...the allergic child using the potential food allergen. Allergy-Challenged child experiences increased stress and anxiety. This stress and anxiety lead to not eating during school, avoiding school, or even succumbing to peer pressure and eating off-limits food, in spite of possibly harmful side effects. Bullying can be emotionally and physically damaging. Since all these effects can result from just a single instance of bullying, prevention is essential. The take-home messages here are: Actively encourage your...
01/02/2012
...Three million children are affected by food allergies in the US. Studies have also suggested that food allergies persist longer in life than was once previously assumed.1Food allergies can have a wide ranging negative effect on children and their families, affecting life at home as well as the social lives of the family. Sending a food allergic child to school, camp or any child care can be a scary task for a parent. Doctors...
   
 
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