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Timing of introduction of allergenic solids for infants at high risk

This position statement by the Canadian Paediatric Society describes the emerging evidence that early food introduction, between 4 to 6 months of age, may have a role in preventing food allergy, particularly for egg and peanut, in high-risk infants

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2019

Author

Abrams E, Hildebrand K, Blair B, Chan E; Canadian Paediatric Society

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Community-at-large, Home, Primary Care

Age

Infant

Topic

Breastfeeding, Childhood Nutrition, Food Allergies | Intolerances, Special Diets

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National

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