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When Does the Food Allergy Prevention Window Close? with @allergykidsdoc David Stukus, MD

  • What the “protective window” is all about and the age at which babies should begin the introduction of allergenic foods.
  • The importance of promoting introduction to all foods as early as possible to those babies who have the higher risk of developing food allergies and avoid missing the window of opportunity as they get older
  • How waiting 3-5 days in between foods can be a drawback for babies.

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PODCAST EPISODE SHOW NOTES

Did you know that babies may have a window of opportunity to prevent allergies in the future? The new and emerging data on infant allergy states that early and often introduction of foods to babies may help prevent food allergies in the long run. In this episode, I am joined by leading allergist Dr. Stukus who gives us insight on this window available for babies to eat the BIG 8 +sesame foods while baby-led weaning.

SUMMARY OF EPISODE

In this episode I’m interviewing Dr. David Stukus who discusses:

  • What the “protective window” is all about and the age at which babies should begin the introduction of allergenic foods.

  • The importance of promoting introduction to all foods as early as possible to those babies who have the higher risk of developing food allergies and avoid missing the window of opportunity as they get older

  • How waiting 3-5 days in between foods can be a drawback for babies.

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FOOD ALLERGY COURSE

Learn how to safely introduce the BIG 9 allergenic foods to your baby by taking the food allergy introduction mini-course that I co-teach with pediatrician Dr. Ron Sunog. My course includes recipes that contain each allergenic food that you can prepare for baby-led weaning AND a bonus feeding guide.

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