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The NEJM Peanut Study: Is It Better to Introduce Allergenic Foods Early?

In 2000, the AAP advised delaying introduction of peanuts and tree nuts until age 3. But new research finds delaying exposure considerably boosts the chances of a peanut allergy. Continue reading

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Introducing Solids: Is It Best to Wait Until 6 Months?

In 2005, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) changed their recommendations from gradually introducing solids between 4 and 6 months of age to exclusively breastfeeding for “about the first 6 months of life. For the first 6 months “your baby”, they assert, “needs no … Continue reading

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