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ASCIA Guide for Introduction of Peanut to Infants with Severe Eczema and/or Food Allergy

Key Recommendations from Australiasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy: 

  • When your infant is ready, at around six months, but not before four months, start to introduce a variety of solid foods, starting with iron rich foods, while continuing breastfeeding.
  • All infants should be given allergenic solid foods including peanut butter, cooked egg, dairy and wheat products in the first year of life. This includes infants at high risk of allergy.
  • Hydrolysed (partially and extensively) infant formula are not recommended for prevention of allergic disease.

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