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​New evidence shows delaying the introduction of allergenic foods does not reduce a child's risk of developing food allergies. New guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology are available to help parents decide when to introduce foods like peanuts, eggs and dairy to their toddlers starting around age 6 months.

Pediatrician Jennifer Kim, MD, a specialist in pediatric allergies, comes on the Healthy Children Radio show on RadioMD to talk about how to introduce these foods and to discuss the science behind food allergies.

Segment 1: Introducing Solid Food

 

Last Updated
6/6/2013
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2013)
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