Can the risk of food allergies be reduced in infancy?

Can the risk of food allergies be reduced in infancy?

In this Allergy Quebec clip Dr. Marie-Noël Primeau, Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist, looks at allergic conditions and advises parents curious as to what role diet can play in food allergy prevention.

Parents often ask themselves if the way they feed their baby can affect his or her chances of developing food allergies. Should allergenic foods be eliminated from the pregnant mother’s diet? What is the impact of breastfeeding and infant formulas on food allergy prevention? When should solids be introduced?

The following video has been developed to address these concerns and help parents feel better equipped in making diet-related decisions.

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Peut-on réduire le risque des allergies alimentaires chez le nourrisson ?
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