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12/16/2014
...then preschool son. I really thought I’d died and gone to dairy-free heaven. Here are my favorite brands for living a dairy-free life to the fullest: • Daiya Foods (frozen pizza, cream cheese style spreads, and shredded, sliced and block “cheese”) • So Delicious Dairy Free (ice cream, yogurt, and milks that are coconut based. They produce some nut products as well, but have a great allergen statement on their website) • Silk (milk and...
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...
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...
08/26/2011
It’s time for back to school and whether it’s your child’s first day of school or they’re returning to school for another year, introducing a child with food allergies into a new environment can be nerve-racking. This is why it is important to educate and remind your children’s teachers and caregivers about food allergy precautions and safety before school starts. Here are some simple steps you can follow to make sure that...
03/31/2010
We’ve talked about epinephrine auto-injectors before on Food Allergy Living, including how to travel with them and what to do in case of an accidental injection of epinephrine. With the new school year upon us, many parents of children with food allergies are faced with the dilemma of where to store their child’s epinephrine auto-injector at school. Should they carry it with them at all times? Should it be stored in the nurse’s...
01/26/2012
We often get questions from parents about flavoring elemental formulas, a.k.a. amino acid-based formulas, such as Neocate Junior, Unflavored. Before I dive into this, I want to be clear; when I refer to flavoring a formula I am referring to formulas for children ages 1 and over. We do not recommend flavoring Infant formulas. If you are considering adding flavor to your infant’s elemental formula, speak with your doctor or dietitian to ensure...
   
 
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