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04/24/2014
...Food allergies are complicated. It can be difficult for adults to fully understand them, so it’s no surprise that many parents struggle with how to help their little ones to understand them. In today’s post, we’ll cover some age-appropriate tips and resources to help you explain food allergies to your toddler or young child. At this age, it’s best to keep things as simple as possible and use words they can understand. Some...
06/07/2016
...describe my health so loved ones understand and can support me if needed, while not creating unnecessary concern. So if I have a hard time talking about my health to my family and friends, how can you as a parent find a way to explain food allergies to your child? It is an essential conversation, and often one that needs to happen quite early in your child’s life to make sure your little one understands...
12/19/2014
...New Years Eve has always been a time to look back to the past and more importantly, forward to the coming year. A new year is a good time to reflect on the changes we want or need and resolve to follow those changes. It’s the time of the year where we ponder upon the mistakes we have done and work towards not repeating them. We understand living with food allergies is not easy,...
10/19/2010
...When you have a child who suffers from food allergies, going out to dinner may seem impossible. Imagine all the questions you have to ask, items you have to keep track of, and letting go of kitchen control! Fortunately many large restaurant chains have picked up on how important it is to make sure they offer options and service to families managing food allergies. Many have standardized menus, which often include ingredient information, which...
11/17/2014
...With the holidays around the corner it is important for families with food allergies to plan ahead. Below are tips that will help you to have a healthy, happy and allergy-free holiday season: 1. Communication is key:Communication is so vital when dealing with food allergies. It never hurts to remind kids of how to explain their food allergies and be mindful of what they eat. If you’re going to a party with your...
01/05/2017
...Follow all safety and sanitation recommendations when preparing Neocate. Make sure to sanitize all bottles and nipples as directed by your healthcare team. Keep surfaces clean and use proper handwashing techniques – a must when preparing any formula to ensure your little one with food allergies consumes formula that has been safely made. Many parents call us to inquire about our recommendation to use sterile water. While it is ultimately up to your healthcare team...
01/28/2011
...If you have toddlers, you know that January through March is preschool sign-up season. Starting preschool is a big step for all parents and children. If you have a child with food allergies, this may be the first time your child has spent extended periods of time outside of your care. So, it is extra important to find a preschool or childcare facility that is willing to accommodate your child’s allergies, and to make...
11/19/2014
...Many parents of children with food allergies and related conditions figure out over time how to explain the condition to others. Do you remember trying to explain your little one’s medical condition to someone for the first time? I remember the first time I tried to explain a rare allergic condition to someone: lots of head-scratching! If it’s hard for us as adults to figure out how to explain complicated medical conditions to other...
   
 
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