Do you know when to introduce peanuts to your infant?

Recommendations on when to first give an infant peanut-containing foods to help prevent peanut allergy have changed: – New Guidelines Tell Parents When to Introduce Peanuts.

The new guidelines on the introduction of peanut containing foods were released by the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases today. A summary of the new guidelines can also be found here: Allergy Prevention guidelines – Parent Summary.

Consult with your pediatrician and allergy specialist if your infant has eczema or an egg allergy. They can help determine where and when peanuts should be introduced to your child. To make an appointment with one of our Board Certified Allergists make an appointment online here or call us at 205.871.9661.