Surprising places you might find foods you or your child are allergic to

Surprising places you might find foods you or your child are allergic to!

Thanks to some wonderful suggestions by the Fun With Allergy Kids community and my own experience and research, this is a list (not comprehensive, but may contain some surprises!) of places you might find allergens that you wouldn’t necessarily think of.

This is a photo of my middle daughter after reacting to her first dose of Paracetamol.  We still don’t know which ingredient in there affects her.

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Breastfeeding children with allergies

Today is the last day of World Breastfeeding Week…I’ve been watching some of my clever blogging friends write amazing insightful posts about breastfeeding, and didn’t think I had anything new to offer, but tonight I decided I’d like to share my sometimes wonderful, sometimes troubled, sometimes heartbreaking journey of breastfeeding my three beautiful girls, all with an array of food allergies and associated health challenges.

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33 things seasoned allergy families want new allergy families to know

I bombarded more of my allergy networks to get a feel for what advice they would give to people just starting out on an allergy journey…and the responses came thick and fast! I’ve tried to condense it all into one post…so here goes! 

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What allergy families wish you knew…in other words, how not to be an ass at Christmas time.

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Guidance | December 23, 2015 | By

So, Xmas is a fun time, right?  Weeeeeellllllll…..not so much, sometimes, for those dealing with allergies.  I’ve lost count of how much money, petrol and time I’ve wasted this season already running around trying to find allergy-friendly alternatives for all sorts of things to make sure my kids feel completely included.  It can be really fun, and it should be really fun…so I’ve engaged the help of a bundle of families to compile a list of do’s and don’ts at Christmas time (or any other time, really!).

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