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We recently received a message from mum Emiko from Japan who wanted to know when it would be safe to introduce smoked salmon and shellfish to her 9 month old son. We thought it might be a good idea to share our answer to Emiko here, just in case you’d been wondering the same thing! Smoked salmon – whilst it does contain beneficial fatty acids – may also...

We received a message earlier this week from Kathy, the mother of a baby with eczema. Kathy wondered if it might be a good idea to start her little one on yogurt made with goat’s milk rather than cow’s milk, or whether she should delay yogurt altogether for the first year. Many parents seem to notice a worsening in their little ones’ eczema symptoms...

If your little one has been diagnosed with a milk allergy, then there are many foods he will need to avoid. Some – like dairy products – are obvious, but there are other foods containing milk that you may not have even thought about. The following list includes many of the foods and ingredients that you need to be on the look-out for when preparing food for...

We received a message last week from a visitor who wanted to know more about introducing various foods from within one food group. If she introduced her son to one type of fish, for example Рand there was no allergic reaction or digestive issues Рcould all types of fish then be considered safe? The answer is that it IS possible to be allergic to one type...

Over the last few weeks we have received several e-mails from parents with babies on elimination diets due to food allergies. Some of these e-mails have requested advice about which foods should be given to infants on elimination diets in order to replace the nutrients they are missing. Whilst we always try to provide a full and informative response to any questions we...