Food Allergy and Your Child

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9781859591864: Food Allergy and Your Child

An essential guide to the practical and emotional journey of bringing up children with food allergies. Written by two mothers with first-hand experience this reassuring book interweaves factual and practical details with stories from other parents of allergic children, leading you through all the challenges you ll face while learning to live with food allergy in the family.

Coping after your child s first allergic reaction.

Weaning allergic babies: a new liberated approach.

Feeding your allergic child: within the family and outside the home.

Socialising safely: birthday parties, playgrounds, toddler groups, holidays.

Living positively with food allergy: help your child, siblings and relatives adjust.

Teaching other people to look after your child: grandparents, childminders, babysitters, friends.

Starting pre-school or school: how to overcome your fears and help your child fit in.

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About the Author:

Alice Willitts and Deborah Carter Mothers of anaphylactic children.
Medical adviser: Professor John O. Warner MD FRCPCH FMedSci
Professor of Paediatrics, Imperial College, St Mary's Campus, London since September 2006. Previously Professor of Child Health at the University of Southampton where he ran a large paediatric allergy clinic. He has been involved with paediatric allergy and respiratory research for 30 years and written over 300 articles on paediatric allergy and respiratory topics. He is Editor-in-Chief of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology and he runs the paediatric allergy clinic at St Mary s Hospital, London.

Dietitian: Kate Grimshaw BSc MSc SRD RNutr
Research Dietitian for the University of Southampton specialising in food allergy. Currently working on a Food Standards Agency study looking at the relationship between infant feeding in the first year and allergy development. This study forms part of a pan-European study. She is a member of the Food Allergy and Intolerance specialist group of the British Dietetic Association and is co-ordinator for the food allergy module of the MSc in Allergy run at Southampton University. She provides dietetic advice for the acute allergy clinic for families at Southampton General Hospital.

Review:

A tremendous source of vital information for parents that's full of valuable insights --David Reading. Director, The Anaphylaxis Campaign

This has been the single most useful tool in helping me work out how to manage my son s allergies. It has all the answers you need, more like a friend than a book. --Fiona Case, mother

I have found this practical guide invaluable, it should be pounced upon by parents and professionals alike. --Rachel Berry, nursery nurse.

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