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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Food Allergies

Your child just received a peanut allergy diagnosis, and you’re likely feeling overwhelmed, lost, and confused. The doctors probably said some medical mumbo-jumbo jargon that left your head spinning. Now you’re standing at a pharmacy counter, ready to hand over the equivalent of a mortgage payment for epinephrine auto-injectors. And just what the heck are these “lifesaving” pens anyway? Read on… We’ve got you covered.


Managing Food Allergies


Food Allergies: From Diagnosis to Daily Life

Understanding and managing food allergies can be challenging, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. Whether you’re a concerned parent, a newly diagnosed individual, or simply seeking knowledge, these articles will provide you with the essential information you need to understand food allergies and how to manage them effectively.

This article covers the top nine common allergens and provides practical tips for managing allergies, such as reading labels, discussing food allergies, carrying medication, and having an action plan.

Diagnoses: A Guide to Food Allergy Testing

This guide walks you through getting diagnosed with a food allergy. It explains when to see a doctor, how to prepare for your visit and the tests you might undergo.

Navigate the Social Scene with Confidence

This article provides essential advice for managing food allergies in social settings. It covers effective communication with teachers, caregivers, and friends, strategies for safe eating at school and playdates, and tips for attending parties and dining out.

Delicious Nut-Free Recipes for Every Occasion

Explore our collection of tasty, nut-free recipes perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for breakfast ideas, lunch options, dinner inspirations, or sweet treats, we have you covered.


Recognize and Respond

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. If you or someone else is experiencing symptoms of anaphylaxis, use an epinephrine auto-injector if available and seek emergency medical help right away.


The content provided by Peanut Allergy Mom is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose, treat, or prevent any health conditions. Always consult with a qualified medical professional before making any healthcare decisions based on information from this site.


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Captain America Donuts with red, white and blue sprinkles on a plate

Breakfast

Lunch

Air Fryer Sweet Chili Chicken Wings

Appetizers

Dinner

Chocolate Valentines Day Love Cupcake with White and Pink Frosting

Desserts

Chocolate Birthday Cake Martini Rimmed with Colorful Sprinkles

Drinks

School Meals

Holidays

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