Allergies & intolerances

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When you first start weaning you might have lots of questions, specifically when it comes to allergies and intolerances.

This section aims to answer these and provide clear guidance on what an allergy and an intolerance is, how they can affect weaning and what to do if you think your child might have an allergy.

Hopefully this information will be of use, however if you need any more advice please contact Helen our Nutritionist.
Allergies versus intolerances

Allergies versus intolerances

There is a lot of talk in the news about allergies and intolerances, and it can be very confusing for parents. Find out the difference here.

Allergies & weaning

Allergies & weaning

Advice on how to wean a baby with a family history of allergy.

Tests for allergies and intolerances

Tests for allergies and intolerances

If you suspect your baby or toddler may be suffering from an allergy or intolerance you can find advice on how and where to get tests carried out here.

Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance

Could your baby be lactose intolerant? Find out the effects of the condition, what the symptoms are and how to get it diagnosed and treated on this page.

Cows milk protein allergy

Cows milk protein allergy

What is cows milk protein allergy? How it affects babies, what symptoms to look for and how it can be diagnosed and treated are discussed on this page.

Egg allergy

Egg allergy

Find out what an egg allergy is, who is likely to suffer from it, why it occurs and how it can be treated with our expert advice found here on this page.

Peanut allergy

Peanut allergy

Helpful Information about peanut allergy including who is likely suffer from it, why it happens and how it can be treated, can be found here on this page.

Allergies & childcare

Allergies & childcare

Advice on how to advise your childminder or nursery to look after your child with allergies.

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