Starting Baby on Solid Foods: New Allergy Guidelines
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|Mon, 03-11-2013 - 12:29pm|
You can introduce allergenic foods such as milk and eggs to babies -- even those at risk for allergies -- when they're as young as 4 to 6 months, according to recent guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. While the American Academy of Pediatrics has been recommending this practice since 2008, many parents and pediatricians are still following older guidelines that advised waiting to introduce these foods, according to NBC News.
What food did you (or will you) start baby with?