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03/30/2016
...child will be able to eat. Always Be Prepared It’s always best to prepare for emergencies than to be caught by surprise. Prior to your event, take steps to make sure everyone knows what to do in an emergency situation. Better yet, write down and carry with you an emergency plan of action. If your child carries an epinephrine auto-injector in case of anaphylaxis, make sure you have it with you at all times! ENJOY!...
How to Explain Food Allergies to Relatives AND Help Them Understand Why They’re Important
09/17/2015
...your child when an allergic reaction happens. It’s not just about explaining that your child has food allergies; you also need to tell your relatives how to handle an allergic reaction. They need to know what your child’s allergic reaction looks like, and when and how they should react. If your child has an epinephrine auto-injector, walk them step-by-step through how to use it. Make sure they have emergency contact information, and explain exactly when...
05/28/2015
...make a plan that included my daughter’s teachers, the school kitchen manager, my daughter and my husband. The plan evolved as Rachel got older – she now goes through the lunch line and self-carries epinephrine. Here’s what we did early on and things we still practice today: Provide school nutrition office with required documentation signed by physician. Schools should not make food substitutions without a doctor’s statement identifying the medical condition (ie. food allergy) and...
Hosting a Safe Playdate: Tips for Parents Whose Children Have Friends with Food Allergies
10/11/2017
...reaction and having trouble breathing, call 911 first, then call the parents. Some allergic children experience anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that progresses rapidly and can lead to death. These kids are usually prescribed an automatic epinephrine injector, which must be kept with them at all times. It’s up to the child’s parents to notify you if their child carries one and explain to you how to use it just in case of an emergency....
01/11/2016
...get the conversation started with your school of choice, Neocate has a lot of resources you can review: Helping Families Manage Food and Allergies at School School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Additional School Resources from Neocate Organize, volunteer and/or help fund community programs that bring awareness to food allergies, such as a community walk/run or family fun day. Encourage and support local restaurants to educate their employees on food allergies, and participate in programs...
10/14/2008
...to talk with teachers/other parents about what needs to be done to ensure your child’s safety at any Halloween parties or school activities. – Remember, even a little bit of a food allergen can cause a reaction. Talk with your child so that he/she understands the dangers of taking just a small taste of a food he/she might be allergic to. – If prescribed, always have Epinephrine on hand in case your child has a...
   
 
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