You Are Browsing ‘Allergy/intolerance’ Category

Jess from Pennsylvania, USA, wrote to us yesterday about her daughter, Dylan. She told us “Dylan is nearly 5 1/2 months old and – until now – exclusively breastfed. I had always planned to wait until the recommended age of 6 months to introduce her to solid foods, but I’m starting to wonder if I should give her something other than breast...

We received a message this week from Carla in the UK who had some concerns about whether or not her baby was properly digesting his food. She told us When I’m changing his nappy there are sometimes little pieces of what he has eaten in his poo. And the colour seems to be different every day! Does this mean that he has a digestive problem? Should I take him...

On this site, we often talk about the importance of introducing our little ones to a wide range of tastes and textures. As well as ensuring our babies are receiving a broad spectrum of nutrients, this approach also prevents “fussy eating” – tots who are already enjoying lots of different healthy foods are far less likely to be picky eaters later...

Food is rarely the sole cause of eczema in children, but food sensitivity may worsen the symptoms of eczema in some children. Avoiding dairy products is often helpful for babies with eczema – whilst it is unlikely to eradicate the symptoms altogether, many parents notice a marked improvement when they eliminate dairy from their babies’ diets. Caron from...

We received a message today from Louise in the UK who’d just experienced the car journey from hell! Her little boy, Rhys, is 8 months old and has been enjoying a wide variety of foods since he started solid foods at 6 months. He’s never experienced any problems with digesting his food, so Louise thought nothing of including a new element into his dinner...