the potential link between fatty acids and the prevention of childhood allergies.The study is yet another to confirm the importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy and it raises questions about the risks of restrictive 'low-fat' diets when expecting. For more
First foods for baby should be easy to digest and unlikely to cause an allergy. But what foods should you definitely steer clear of in the early days of weaning? When can I give my baby...?
. That means your baby or child does not miss out on the other benefits of dairy products. What's the difference between lactose intolerance and milk allergy? LI should not be confused with milk allergy - it does not involve the immune system and won't usually
Hay fever rarely affects babies aged under two years, but after that age it becomes more common and often goes hand in hand with other allergies such as asthma and eczema.Snmeezing, watering eyes, snoring and mouth-breathing are all telltale signs
Good news if you like peanuts - latest official advice is that there's no need to avoid them during pregnancy or when breastfeeding, UNLESS there is an existing family history of allergy to peanuts. The Government has carried out a major review
led the study said: ‘This is potentially important because these children are the ones considered most likely to develop asthma and respiratory allergies at school age.’The children in the study will continue to be observed until they are six years old
baby the best start in life. Breastfeeding also helps your womb to contract, thus speeding up the return to your pre-pregnancy figure. You can actually feel these contractions during the early days of breastfeeding.If there is a history of allergies
First foods can present a challenge when it comes to premature babies, but we've got some help and advice to see you through those messy mealtimes!Q Why are premature babies different?A Low birth weight babies miss out on some of the normal nourishment that is passed from mum to ...
separate studies, the scientists stated that there was no compelling evidence against introducing solids between four and six months. They also concluded that waiting until six months could increase the risk of iron-deficiency anaemia and food allergies
? Cover it with adhesive tape, wait a few minutes, then pull the tape off its amazing how often the splinter comes with it. Allergy Alert: Children who spend more time outside may be less likely to develop allergies. So say US researchers, who